Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much-awaited Atal Tunnel in Rohtang, Himachal Pradesh today. It is the world's longest highway tunnel. After inaugurating the tunnel, PM Narendra Modi took a look around the South Portal of the tunnel which opens in Manali. Border Roads Organisation (BRO) officials are brief PM Modi about the key features of the world's longest tunnel constructed at over 10,000 ft altitude.
"After construction of this tunnel at the height of 10,040 feet, Himachal Pradesh, a small state, has got recognition not only in the nation but in the whole world. There is no other tunnel of this length at this height" said Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.