Rs17.5bn approved for Chakdara-Chitral road: PTI MNA

TIMERGARA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA Syed Mehboob Shah on announced that the government had approved Rs17.5 billion for construction of Chakdara-Chitral highway and federal minister Murad Saeed would soon inaugurate the project.

He was addressing a function after inaugurating the Kalpani-Talash bypass road along with CM’s special assistant MPA Shafiullah Khan at Bandagai Talash.

The MNA said that all ongoing development projects in Talash would be completed in the tenure of this government. He said that he would soon inaugurate gas supply to Shamshi Khan, Nasafa Talash and other areas.

Mr Shafiullah said the bypass road project would be completed with a cost of Rs680 million of which the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had released Rs368 million. He said that Rs320 million would be distributed among the landowners from Monday next while the contractors would start work on the project immediately.

The bypass road was approved by the previous government in 2015 and due to lack of funds the project was not completed while the owners reoccupied their land in 2018.

He said that the government had also approved construction of two degree colleges one each for boys and girls in Talash. He said he would inaugurate those projects in a few days.



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