ISLAMABAD: The federal government has approved construction of two expressways to connect Malakand division with China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Adviser to the Prime Minister Engineer Amir Muqam said the one expressway would be constructed from Chakdara, Lower Dir to Khawaza Khela in Swat district, Radio Pakistan reported.
The other expressway will be constructed between Khawaza Khela and Bisham, Shangla district, he said.
Engineer Amir Muqam said feasibility study of the expressways was in progress.
He said Rs6 billion have been allocated for this purpose in the current budget.