The historic British-era tunnel in Ayubia National Park has reopened to tourists after nearly 20 years, said Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Climate Change.
He said I was informed that the historic Motu Tunnel was built in a century ago which was buried in dirt and garbage and has now been restored.
While A statement issued by the Ministry of Climate Change said that this tunnel is restored withe help of Wildlife Department And approximately in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change.
However, It has been taken over 20 years to restore and reopen for the tourist.
According to the Ministry of Climate Change, the Motu Tunnel was built in 1891 near Ayubia National Park to solve Murree’s water problem during the British rule.
The 240 feet long Motu Tunnel is 4 feet wide, and 6 feet high and the highlight of this tunnel is that there is a pedestrian track on both sides of it.
on the other hand, Federal Minister Malik Amin Aslam who inaugurated the Motu Tunnel said that this tunnel is a masterpiece of British era and there are footpaths on both sides of this tunnel.
Furthermore, He said that we are taking practical steps for the promotion of tourism and rehabilitation of this tunnel.