Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Akbar Ayub Khan on Friday informed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly that all Jamia mosques across the province would be solarized phase wise for which Rs. 5 billion allocated for solarization in financial year 2021-22.
Replying to cut motions of the opposition MPAs on the Planning and Development and the Administration Department, the minister said that the solarization of mosques was appreciated by people as now they are getting free electricity.
He said that when PTI government came into power the province contribution was 10 percent in GDP and now it is 15 percent with 40 billion dollars which is reflecting excellent planning and development by the department concerned.
The minister said that an amount of Rs 2 billion would be spent on development and beautification of provincial metropolitan.
He said that Chief Minster Mahmood Khan today visited chamber of the opposition leader and assured him to give a positive consideration to demands and suggestion of the opposition MPAs in development schemes.—APP