Prime Minister, on Saturday, inaugurated the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh. The 9.02k long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley.
The Atal Tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in the world. It has been built at an altitude of 3000m.
“Atal tunnel will give new strength to India’s border infrastructure. It is an example of world-class border connectivity. Connectivity has a direct connection with development. Connectivity in border areas is directly related to security issues”Narendra Modi, Prime Minister