Peshawar-Karachi Motorway (Multan-Sukkur Section)

Project:  Peshawar-Karachi Motorway (Multan-Sukkur Section)

Project Description:

Length: 392 km

Project Name: Peshawar – Karachi Motorway

Project Title (Section): Multan – Sukkur: 392 KM

Karachi – Peshawar Motorway envisages construction / development of 6-Lane access controlled Motorway having total length of 1,100 Km. The proposed Motorway shall be a tolled facility. It shall originate from Karachi through Motorway M-9 (136 Km) up to Hyderabad. From Hyderabad onwards, the proposed alignment shall follow a virgin alignment for 345 Km upto Sukkur. The Sukkur Multan section, 392 Km essentially follows the Left Bank of River Indus. The Motorway From Multan to Khanewal and Abdul-Hakeem is designated as M-4 (101 Km).

Status of Project:

  • Commercial Agreement Signed December,2015
  • Commence of Execution 1st quarter 2016, Work in Progress
  • Completion of Early Harvest Project 2017/2018


  • Proposing Agency: Ministry of Communications
  • Implementing Agency: National Highway Authority
  • Supervising Agency: Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan

Location: Province of Punjab and Sindh

Estimated Cost (US $ Million): 2,846

Project Progress Update:

Contractor Mobilized

Construction works commenced in August, 2016