Staff Reporter Peshawar
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan during his day long visit to District Swat on Wednesday, performed ground breaking of three important development projects worth billions of rupees which include Swat University of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Paeds Hospital Swat and Rescue 1122 station Kabal.
The project of Swat University of Engineering and Applied Sciences would be completed within the next three years and commencement of classes is expected by June 2023.
Initially, the university will offer degree programs in Civil Engineering, Hydro Power Engineering, Bio-medical Engineering, Computer System Engineering and other allied subjects in the university.
The university would consist of one main campus at Kabal and three sub campuses at Bari Kot and Arkot at Kalam.
Whereas Climate Change Centre and Institute of Manufacturing would also be established in the university.
Similarly, the 300 bedded Paeds Hospital would be completed by June 2024 and would consist of main building, Doctor Hostel, Nursing Hostel and other necessary infrastructure.
The hospital would have all the specialties including OPD, Radiology, Pathology, Accident & Emergency, Pharmacy, Pediatric Surgery and other specialties of pediatric diseases.
Federal Minister Muraad Saeed, Provincial Cabinet Members Muhibullah, Amjad Ali Khan, Kamran Bangash, MNA Saleem ur Rahman and other were also present on the occasion.
Later on addressing a public gathering at Tehsil Kabal, the chief minister stated that in discriminate service of the people was the manifesto of Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf adding that his government was taking result oriented steps to ensure uniform development of all the districts of the province.
He said that former rulers looted the public exchequers to make their private assets instead of serving the people and that’s why the public rejected those political elements and voted PTI to power for a change.
Mahmood Khan added that the former chief ministers of the province only focused on their own districts neglecting the other parts of the province whereas PTI government was taking steps on ground to develop all parts of the province on uniform basis.
He said that for the first time in the history of the country, Imran Khan honored Malakand Division by nominating a chief minister from the area for which the people of Malakand Division are gratefully to him.
Touching upon the performance of the incumbent government, Mahmood Khan said that for the first time in the history of Pakistan, Imran Khan presented the performance of his government to the public.