The KKH realignment project involved the construction of two large bridges, 78 small bridges and culverts and five tunnels between Attabad, Ayeenabad, Shishkat, Gulmit, Ghulkin and Hussani 0 villages of the Gojal Valley, Upper Hunza. Combined length of the tunnels is almost 7 kilometers.
Today (Monday), the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to perform an inaugural ceremony in the region, if the weather remains clear. The inaugural ceremony has been cancelled twice in the past due to inclement weather condition.
All photographs by Asghar Khan for Pamir Times.