CM KP directs authorities to ensure physical progress on various packages

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Terms KPCIP important initiative for public welfare

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has termed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project (KPCIP) as an important initiative for public welfare and has directed the relevant authorities to ensure physical progress on various packages under the project as per stipulated timelines. He said that the project will prove to be an important milestone in providing the better civic and recreational facilities to the citizens in divisional headquarters.

While chairing a meeting to review progress on KPCIP, it was revealed that a project worth Rs 97 billion has been launched for provision of civic facilities including provision of clean drinking water, establishment of green areas and other facilities in the five divisional headquarters of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa adding that work on the said project is on target. It is pertinent to mention here that, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has formally performed ground breaking of three different projects including restoration of water supply system, establishment of new water treatment plant, Sherwan Adventure Family Park and Cricket ground and uplifting of the old Bazar in Abbottabad city.

These three projects will be completed at an estimated cost of over Rs 11 billion. The participants of the meeting were informed that various projects for establishment of recreational parks in Kohat, Mardan, Mingora and Peshawar and a project for establishment of sewerage treatment plant in Kohat are ready for implementation which will incur Rs 9 billion. Moreover, agreements have been signed for the establishment of water supply systems in Kohat and Peshawar.