Jalalpur Pirwala -Uch Sharif Road inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The 45-km long road is part of Multan-Shujaabad-Jalalpur Pirwala-Uch Sharif-Tranda Muhammad Road. The up-gradation and rehabilitation of this road situated in Southern Punjab will be helpful in minimizing the traffic load on National Highway N-5. Completion of project will facilitate the fast flow of traffic, enhancing economic activities in the region. This will also benefit the travelers in terms of reducing their traveling expenses thorough less time and fuel consumption. Apart from this, the project will generate employment opportunities and, thus, reduce poverty. Easy access of local agricultural products to the market will be an added advantage.
This area of southern Punjab is the heart of country that connects western, northern and southern regions of the country. Apart from its unique location this region is famous for producing cotton. Keeping in view the overall development of the region, the NHA initiated a 142-km Multan-Tranda Muhammad Panah Road project, of which Jalalpur Pirwala-Uch Sharif section will be inaugurated on April 14. The road can be used by the traffic of Karachi to Lahore heading towards Peshawar, whereas the commercial traffic of Balochistan heading towards Multan via Dera Ghazi Khan-Multan will also get benefit. Moreover, the development work of Karachi-Peshawar Motorway is also underway, due to which the motorway projects in southern Punjab region are also being completed.
The motorway from Lahore to Abdul Hakeem is also completing at fast pace. The development of Multan-Sukkur Motorway is in progress. Similarly, Faisalabad-Multan motorway is also under construction.