Heavy snow fall, roads closed

Abdul Khaliq Qureshi

Abbottabad

Due to heavy snow fall of at least two to three feet snow in Galyats, all roads are closed and large number of tourists are stuck-up due to closer of road and Galiyat Development Authority is making its efforts to clear the roads says spokesman of the GDA while talking to media.
It has been learnt that Abbottabad-Muree road is the baby of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority and interestingly they had called tenders to clear the snow on 25th December and till time, there were no arrangements to clear the roads and to help out the stranded tourists and after the pressing demand of locals and tourists, KPHA made request to GDA vide their letter No 8370/02/DD/(E)/PKHA DATED 12/12/2017 addressed to Assistant Director Technical, GDA to assist and remove the snow clearance on Barrain-Nathaigali Abbottabad road (57.50(KMS & Kozagali-Ayubia Khanspur Road(6.15 K.M).
GDA after receiving letter has deputed the staff on the road while DG GA, Waseem Ullah Khan also made visit to review the snow clearance of snow where on the roads it is around 2ffet and on upper hills it is 3 feet.

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