Early completion of projects in Malakand Division ordered
PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Syed Arshad Hussain Shah visited Swat on Saturday during which he inspected various public service delivery outlets including hospitals, police stations and rehabilitation centres for drug addicts.
He was given a briefing on the progress so far made on various ongoing developmental projects in Malakand Division, including Swat Motorway Phase 2, Dir Expressway, Karakar tunnel, Koto hydro-power project, Lawi hydro power project, Gorkan Matilan hydro power project etc.
The caretaker chief minister termed these projects of vital importance for the overall development of the region and directed the concerned authorities to come with an out of the box solution to remove the hindrances impeding the fast track execution of these projects so that they these could be completed without any delay.
The chief minister directed the divisional administration of Malakand for efforts to improve public service delivery. He also directed authorities of the police for coordinated efforts to further improve the overall law and order in the region and to carry out crackdowns against drug dealers.
The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to expedite work on the computerization of land record and settlement in the districts where it has been initiated, and to complete the process as soon as possible so that issues of land disputes in the regions are solved automatically.