Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the E-35 under-construction Burhan-Havelian Section of Hazara Motorway and inspected the quality of work.
Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Shahid Ashraf Tarar while briefing the prime minister on the project said that E-35 originates from Burhan on M-1 Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway and ends at Havelian Abbotabad. The 59-kilometre-long motorway is a six lanes route and shall be completed by this August.
He apprised that E-35 Motorway had been divided into three sub-sections – Section-1, from Burhan Jarikas (20.4 km), Section-2, Jarikas to Sarai Saleh (19.2 km) and Section-3, from Sarai Saleh to Havelian (19.4 km).
The E-35 Motorway is an important part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which costs Rs 34 billion and is being carried out with the assistance of Asian Development Bank.