Islamabad-Muzaffarabad Highway Construction Work Starts
23 January 2005
Associated Press of Pakistan
Mirpur: The construction work, under phased program, has started to carve out the new dual-carriage grand highway between Islamabad and Muzaffarabad by the National Highway Authority of Pakistan, official sources said. The sources told APP here Sunday that the highway will be completed upto lower topa (Murree) in the first phase . Later on it will be extended upto Muzaffarabad and at the last leg it will be extended to Chakothi. The new highway will reduce the travelling time and distance between Islamabad and Muzaffarabad to greater extent, said the sources. The grand project is the part of the present federel government's plan to provide latest means of communications and comfortable travelling facilities to the commuters particularly the Kashmiris hailing from various parts of Muzaffarabad division.