KP’s adventure sports-oriented cable car project on advance stage


Spokesperson of KP Tourism Department Latif-ur-Rehman said that Malakand division of Khyber Pakthunkhwa was going to emerge a hub of adventure and mountains sports following construction of the world’s longest and highest cable car project.

The 14 kilometers long project having an estimated allocation of Rs32billion would connect with the most scenic Kumrat valley in Dir Upper with Madaklast valley in Lower Chitral district which would be completed in six months, said a Spokesperson of KP Tourism Department while talking to APP on Wednesday.

He said the project was on advanced stage after KP Government granted permission for its detailed feasibility study and engineering design.

Following completion, it would attract over one million domestic and foreign tourists in the province.

Terming it one of the mega projects of KP Tourism Department, he said the project would help create jobs opportunities for thousands of people besides give enormous boost to tourism,trade and economic activities in KP especially in Malakand division.

Besides facilities of car parking for about 500 vehicles at one time, the project would have a restaurant and other allied services for adventure sports lovers.

The proposed cable car is likely to charge Rs500 per tourist and move at a speed of six kilometers per second besides a capacity of 10 tourists per round between snow-clad mountains and lush green valleys of Kumrat and Madaklast.—APP

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