In December 2021, KP Public Private Partnership committee approved the construction of Dir Expressway under CPEC. Starting from Chakdara, the motorway is both part of the tourism route to the north, will connect to Chitral, Gilgit, and transform trade with China. The 29 KM long four lane motorway, with estimated cost of Rs. 38.9 billion, wil provide modern modes of travelling facilities to travelers.



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