Mughal road shall thrown open for traffic on Sunday: DC Poonch


The Historic Mughal Road which connects Kashmir Valley with Jammu region as an alternative route through Shopian and Poonch Districts shall be  thrown open on sunday the 23rd of April 2017 for one way traffic initially for a few days  and efforts are on to make the road two way  for all types of  vehicles  as  the concerned Engineers have been directed  to  repair  the  damaged  stretches as early as possible. This was stated by the Dy commissioner Poonch Mohammad Harun in a  press briefing here at  Poonch.

 “Vehicular movement on this historic road will give a sigh of relief to the general  public particularly traders community of both the regions which has great  significance in terms of economic activities ” He added.

Mr.Harun while giving details of the  traffic movement said  that traffic shall be allowed strictly from 9:am to 4:pm in view of weather  conditions and other related issues  at  higher reaches.

He further said that no movement of traffic  shall be allowed during nights. The vehicles should, however cross Peer ki Gali before 5:pm every day.

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