Linkages: Tourism corridor planned in AJK

Published: September 15, 2017


MUZAFFARABAD: The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is planning to construct a state-of-the-art 108km-long tourism corridor with an aim to improve road infrastructure for boosting tourism in the region.

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan told renowned investor in tourism sector Malik Khalid in a meeting that the proposed tourism corridor would link different tourist sites and districts including Muzaffarabad, Sudhan Gali, Lasdana, Toli Peer, Banjosa and others through a two-way road.

Besides this, the Islamabad-Lohar Tupa Expressway will be extended to Muzaffarabad while another highway from Mansehra to Mangla linking Muzaffarabad, Sudhonoti, Kotli and Mirpur districts is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Published in The Express Tribune, September 15th, 2017.

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