Staff Reporter Peshawar
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan during his day-long visit to Abbottabad on Monday inaugurated multiple projects worth billions of rupees.
Among the projects inaugurated include Shimla Park, Hazara Museum, widening and dualization of Abbottabad-Murree Road and new building of Rescue 1122. Shimla Park, spanning over 16 Kanals of land has been established with the total cost of Rs 227 million.
Hazara Museum, the first ever Museum in Hazara division, has been established with the total cost of Rs 60 million.
Moreover, new building of Rescue 1122 has been built with the total cost of Rs. 44 million. Some 5.1 km long Abbottabad-Murree Road has been widened and dualized with the total cost of Rs 1.131 billion. Widening of Abbottabad-Murree road also included the construction of 2 km long link road and footpath.
The chief minister, during his visit also performed the ground breaking of Astro Turf Hockey Stadium project which would be completed with an estimated cost of Rs 115 million.
The chief minister was accompanied by Speaker Provincial Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, , MNA Ali Khan Jadoon, provincial cabinet members Kamran Bangash, Syed Ahmed Hussain Shah, and members of provincial assembly.
Later on addressing the public gathering, Chief Minister said that elected representatives in the past had done nothing for Hazara Division whereas provincial government of PTI has devised uniform development strategy for all the districts and launched various developmental projects in the different parts of the province.
Highlighting the development schemes for the district abbottabad, Mahmood Khan said that work on various developmental projects worth Rs. 17 billion was in progress in District Abbottabad under the Provincial Annual Development Program including upgradation of District Headquarter Hospital Abbottabad to category-A and reconstruction of Government College of Technology Abbottabad.