Pakistan to build international airport in Mirpur
Islamabad, Aug 16: Pakistan plans to build an international airport at Mirpur in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), the National Assembly was informed on Friday. Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Barjees Tahir, said the planning work for the project has been completed and after availability of funds the Mirpur airport would be constructed in two years. He did not say how much money would be needed to build the first international airport in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The minister also said efforts were being made for the early completion of a new Islamabad International Airport, which is being built in Fateh Jang region near the capital.