Attabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today will inaugurate newly constructed 24-kilometer portion of Karakorum Highway built by China, five years after a massive landslide had destroyed the road.

Built with cost of $ 275 million, the project consists of five tunnels with total length of seven kilometers, two bridges and 78 culverts.

The tunnels have been named as Pakistan-China Friendship Tunnels. In 2010, a huge landslide had blocked the flow of Hunza River and developed an artificial lake.

The disaster had also claimed several lives, submerged surrounding villages and displaced around