CM Shahbaz inspects Faisalabad Canal Expressway progress ; says project to be completed by December

02 May, 2015 3:00 pm

FAISLABAD (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday inspected the progress of the Canal Expressway and announced that it will be completed by the end of this year.

Talking to newsmen after the inspection, the CM said the 27-kilometer three-lane road will be constructed with 16 billion rupees, and it will link five tehsils of Faisalabad reducing travel time to Lahore by 30 minutes.

Shahbaz Sharif said the project carries the significance of Economic Corridor for the people of Faisalabad in respect of giving boost to trade, industry, and business activities, and generating thousands of jobs.

The Chief Minister also visited Faisalabad Agriculture University where he laid foundation stone of a Girls’ hostel.

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