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Ladakh Inaugurates World’s Highest Motorable Road At 18,600 Ft.

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A strategically important road connecting Leh to the Pangong Lake, was inaugurated In Ladakh by MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, who said that the stretch passing through the Kela Pass at 18,600 ft will be world’s highest motorable way. “The road, constructed by the 58 Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army, will reduce 41 km of travel from Leh (Zingral to Tangtse) to the picturesque Pangong Lake crossing the Kela Pass”, the Lok Sabha member said.

“The road, which was inaugurated today, will be the world’s highest motorable road for the general public at a height of 18,600 ft. Up till now, the Khardungla Pass was the world’s highest motorable road for the general public at a height of 18,380 ft,” Namgyal said. “Tourists will be able to see the world’s highest motorable road, rare medicinal plants, participate in snow sport activities, see nomadic livestock, lakes and other attractions,” Namgyal added.

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