The district administration has approved the tourism express master plan, which will be a signal-free road from Kalar Syedan and Azad Kashmir with multiple vista points.
Under the project, land up to 220 feet along the 123-kilometres route between both points will only have multi-storey commercial constructions.
The high-altitude spots including Panj Pir rocks will be used as scenic viewpoints to view Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) border with India, Mangla Dam, and Islamabad. These viewpoints will be upgraded for visitors and their green areas improved.
The tourism highway project will cost Rs4.4 billion and its approval was given in a meeting held under Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Chairman Tariq Murtaza.
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The RDA chairman confirmed that the high-altitude spots on the tourism highway will be used as vista points for viewing the Pakistan-India border in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). He said all such points will be beautified…