Islamabad (Agencies): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi performed the groundbreaking of two road infrastructure projects in Narowal and Pasrur on Saturday, Radio Pakistan reported.
Abbasi also performed the foundation stone of Narowal-Lahore-Sialkot Motorway link road project and dualization of Pasrur-Sialkot road.
The government has allocated Rs 16 billion budget for the project will be completed in 18 months.
The construction of 73 Km Long 4-Lane link highway will significantly reduce the distance and travel time between Lahore and Narowal District.
While addressing a ceremony in Pasrur, Abbasi said that politicians deserve the same respect as judges, generals, and government officials.
PM Abbasi while referring to disqualification of former foreign minister Khawaja Asif and said that he was disqualified on basis of iqama. “Iqama is nothing but a type of visa.
Asif served the people for 30 years,” he said, adding “will it benefit the country if its politicians are disqualified on the basis of one visa?”