ADB approves $150m for Galliyat development


Our Correspondent


Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved amount of up to US $ 150 million for different road infrastructure project included major roads to provide connectivity and links between the different regions of Galliyat.
The Galliyat Development Authority (GDA) would execute different projects connectivity to enhance the facility of integrated tourism in region for building road links in Galliyat region including Nathiagali Bakote road, Kalabag Havalian and Shaglagali to Monal Islamabad road to promote tourism in the region.
Director General, Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) Raza Ali Habib told here on Sunday that 24 km Nathiagali Bakote road would be required up to Rs 336 million, which was provided by ADB and informed that feasibility report of this project been prepared. He said GDA also wanted to enhance the road connectivity between other different tourism potential regions of Galliyat to facilitate the tourist coming from all over the world.
Replying to a question regarding other project for development of tourism in Galliyat region, he said idea of Adventure Theme Parks in Ayubia and Food Street in Nathiagali was also in pipe line and would start in coming years to provide facilities to the tourist according to the modern trends. Raza reiterated that to create an enabling environment for local and international tourism saying that GDA would provide world-class facilities that commensurate with our rich cultural heritage, rare archaeological treasures.