ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will visit Chitral next week to review the progress of work on Lowari Tunnel Project.

The Project will be completed next year. The Lowari Tunnel will be all weather road link between Chitral valley and the rest of the country.

It would provide an opportunity to explore the hydro power potentials in Chitral valley.

The tunnel will result in the reduction of poverty and the provision of better access to markets to the people of the area, will also be instrumental in the development of tourism industry of the country.

The tunnel will provide access to a large potential area of mineral resources, forest product industries, fruits and agriculture, livestock and other mineral based industries.

The Lowari Tunnel would provide access to Central Asian countries through Chitral-Dorah Pass and will serve as an alternate route to China.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is personally taking interest in the early completion of the Project.