On Friday, Punjab’s Caretaker Chief Minister, Mohsin Naqvi, carried out a thorough inspection of the Gujranwala Expressway, closely examining the ongoing construction of a two-way road connecting Gujranwala with the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway.
Mohsin Naqvi took a detailed look at the progress of the construction activities along the 15.2 km two-way carriageway from Wahandu Interchange to Benazir Chowk. During his inspection, he gave directives to accelerate the pace of the project and announced a future flyover project on GT Road. He also stressed the redesigning of ‘Chan da Qila’ and expressed confidence in the project’s completion by 100 percent in the upcoming month.
Underlining the importance of the Gujranwala Expressway, CM Mohsin Naqvi highlighted its role as a crucial milestone in enhancing modern travel facilities. He anticipated a significant reduction in travel time, envisioning that the journey from Gujranwala to Lahore could be completed in just 45 minutes, providing thousands of passengers with a more convenient travel experience. He proudly referred to this mega project as a gift from the Punjab government to Gujranwala.
During the briefing, it was reported that 72 percent of the project had been successfully completed. Colonel Jamal from the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) provided a detailed progress report to the chief minister, while the Commissioner Gujranwala and the Secretary Communication and Works briefed him on relevant issues associated with the project.
The presence of the Commissioner Gujranwala, Deputy Commissioner, and representatives from the FWO added to the collaborative efforts aimed at ensuring the successful completion of the Gujranwala Expressway project.