Peshawar :Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has formally inaugurated 6 KM Chakdara Bypass Road which will be completed at an estimated cost of Rs. 450 Million in two years time benefiting citizens of District Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Bajawar & Chitral. The project will save at least 1.5 hours of travelling time addressing a public gathering after the inaugural ceremony; the Chief Minister stated that the Incumbent Provincial Government is practically working for the uplift of backward areas in the province to bring them at far with the developed areas so as to ensure uniform and sustainable development throughout the province. Chief Minister Mahmood Khan stated that the previous corrupt political mafias have left the country in debt, institutions Non-functional and Airports, Steel Mills & PIA were kept in mortgage with debt providers.
The Chief Minister stated that 500 Million funds have been released for the proposed Sanaam Dam Dir Lower and upgraded Chakdara Tehsil Headquarter Hospital to category-B stating that staff for dialysis unit in the said hospital will also be provided. The Chief Minister announced Rs. 50 Million for walking track at Taimargara. He has also announced the beautification of Gulabad Sirbala Road and Chakdara Bazar. The Chief Minister announced Cadet College for Upper Dir which will be included in the next Annual Developmental Program further said that 40 MW of electricity of Kotto Hydel Power Project will also be provided to local industries through wheeling. He said that the project of Chakdara to Chitral Expressway has also been approved and the Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate this mega project very soon.
The Chief Minister said that the previous governments had just wasted time and did nothing for the development and prosperity of the country. The incumbent provincial government will give equal contribution in developmental process to all those under privileged areas of the province who have been remained deprived from development for the last many years. The Chief Minister said that the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa selected PTI for the second consecutive term due to its previous performance and public friendly policies.
The Chief Minister stated that the Federal Government of PTI has started “Ihsaas Program” for the marginalized and poor people of the country further stating that the Incumbent Provincial Government is going to start Ihsaas Income Program in the province very soon. He said that through industrialization the government is providing job opportunities to its youth. He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the first province taking lead for the legislation and protective measures to save child abuse in the province. The Chief Minister assured that those involved in child abuse will get severe punishment after passing the legislation.
The public gathering was also addressed by Advisor to Chief Minister on Merged Areas Ajmal Wazir, MPA and DDAC Chairman Swat Fazal e Hakeem Khan, MNA Bashir Khan, MPA Hamayoon Khan and others.