Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will perform the ground breaking ceremony of Lahore-Islamabad motorway in a special ceremony in Sheikhupura on Saturday.


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According to a statement the inaugural ceremony will be held in Qila Ghaus area near Sharakpur in Sheikhupura.

Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and other top federal and provincial dignitaries will also accompany the premier on the occasion.

Prime Minister was scheduled to inaugurate the project on December 5 however his trip to Paris to attend UN Climate Change summit caused delay in inauguration.

The Lahore-Karachi motorway is one of the six mega projects that are part of Chine-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).