Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, today, will lay the foundation-stone of the 306-km-long motorway (M-6) from Sukkur to Hyderabad.
During his day-long visit to Sukkur and Hyderabad, the prime minister besides performing the foundation-stone laying ceremony will also attend and address other events.
The M-6 motorway is the last portion of the Peshawar-Karachi motorway after which all major cities of the country will be connected to the motorway network.
The project will complete within 30 months.
Being constructed through a public-private partnership, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed to complete the M-6 in a period of 30 months only.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said the prime minister will attend functions related to M-6 in Sukkur and then in Hyderabad today.
The completion of the project will provide modern, comfortable and fastest travel facilities to the people of Pakistan, she remarked.
After the construction of M-6, she said cargo and commercial transport will become faster, besides avoiding accidents, the traffic pressure on GT Road will also be reduced.
The minister pointed out that completion of the project will speed up business activities in the country, facilitating the delivery of products to traders, industrialists and farmers.