Frontier Works Organization has started upgradation and widening of Skardu-Jaglot road.
According to ISPR, the road is only link between Gilgit and Skardu.
The project encompasses 164 KM long road in most treacherous area all along Indus river.
The road design includes five tunnels one of which is eight kilometers long.
After completion in two years, the project will reduce Jaglot-Skardu traveling time from the present about eight hours to less than three hours.
Source: Radio Pakistan