ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Communication confirms to be open Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M5) tomorrow on 13th September which was scheduled to be opened on October 1st, 2019.
The Sukkur Multan Motorway (M5) 392 Kilometers long section will be opened for light traffic on 13th September 2019. The National Highway Authority (NHA) confirms the news.
Press Release 392Km Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M-5) will be opened to light traffic today (September 13, 2019)
Islamabad: September 12, 2019
According to a Press Release of Ministry of Communications, National Highway Authority, the recently completed 392 KMs long Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M-5) will be opened to light traffic today (September 13, 2019). Consisting of Six (06) lane Multan-Sukkur Motorway is an integral link of CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor) that will reduce travelling time between Multan and Sukkur to a considerable extent. M-5 will not only accelerate industrial growth but agricultural sector will also be benefitted at large. The M-5 will pave the way for socio economic uplift in Punjab and Sindh Provinces.
The Motorway (M5) Section connects Sindh with Punjab province. It was completed in August 2019 and was delayed due to Abdul Hakeem-Khanewal Section.
The Ministry has not confirmed about Abdul Hakeem-Khanewal Section completion yet.