CPEC’s Multan-Sukkur Motorway project to open this month for public

The Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M-5) which is part of the multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project has been completed and will open for public this month. The motorway – stretching over 392 kms will reduce the duration of journey between the two cities from 6 hours to 3-3.5 hours. The mega project is completed at a cost of around Rs294 billion within 3 years. This motorway begins from Multan and passes through Shujabad, Jalalpur Pirwala, head Panjnad near Bahawalpur, Uch Sharif, Ahmedpur Sharqia, Rahim Yar Khan, Sadiqabad, Obara, Ghotki and Pannu Aqil before culminating in Sukkur near Rohri. Source: Express Tribune