Ground breaking of Layyah-Taunsa Bridge

PM Nawaz Sharif has formally break the ground for long awaited Rs 7 billion Layyah-Taunsa Bridge. Addressing on the occasion he said the new bridge would lessen the distance between Layyah and Taunsa by about 150km and now the people of area would now reach the Indus Highway in half an hour. He announced supply of natural gas for Chowk Azam, Krore and Fatehpur to fulfil the long-standing demand of the people, besides construction of a new 50km long rural road and re-modelling of the Thal Canal.