Islamabad, July 20 (TNS): Long awaited project, Lowari tunnel, finally be opened for traffic today (Thursday), state run media reported.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to inaugurate the tunnel, radio Pakistan quoting officials reported.
The tunnel has been completed at a cost of around Rs. 25 billion, the report added.
The report further stated that Nawaz Sharif, after taking charge of Prime Minister Office, paid attention to complete the Lowari tunnel and authorized funds for the project.
After completion of the project, the travelling time between Chitral and Peshawar, key cities of KP province, would be reduced from 14 to just 7 hours.