He highly appraised the sacrifices and contributions the Chinese martyrs made during the construction of KKH
, saying that the bilateral trade between two brotherly countries has gained huge development due to the road network built in the GB region.
This was decided in a meeting chaired by Commissioner Hazara Syed Zaheer ul Islam to end traffic congestion problems on the KKH
. WAPDA, SNGPL, PTCL and other departments were directed to provide their estimated cost of shifting facilities and lines along the road within 15 days.
He said that KKH
was blocked at Dasu, Shitial and Zaseen following heavy landslides the other day, leaving the passengers travelling between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan stranded, but rubbles from all those three points had been removed and the route cleared to traffic.
not only provide link between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan but also the only land connection with China had remained suspended for the last four days.
As part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), reconstruction and up-gradation work on Karakoram Highway (KKH
) are underway.
After receiving the interior ministry's directives, the GB government has enhanced security on the CPEC route, including two dozen bridges built on KKH
from Khunjerab Pass to Diamer district.
The contract Dasu-KKH-01 worth Rs.14.538 billion relates to relocation of 25-kilometer long stretch of KKH
. The contract is scheduled to be implemented in 546 days.
Karakorum Highway (KKH
) passes through Khunjerab National Park (KNP) with length of about 60km.
Patients were identified from the Department of Paediatic Anaesthesia, KKH
audit form entry data base.
People now anxiously await opening of routes including a tunnel and KKH
or Shah Rah-e Raisham, which is the only lifeline for the poverty hit people of the area.
Also known as Friendship Highway, the 1,300km KKH
connects China's Xinjiang with Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region through the Karakoram mountain range.
'The traffic between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan has been restored, while the people stranded in the region are on the way to their respective destinations after the clearance of landslide debris from the KKH
,' district police officer of Lower Kohistan Salman Khan told reporters here.