Mega project under KPCIP to transform all big cities: Gandapur


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Sardar Faisal Amin Gandapur has said that a mega plan under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa City Improvement Project (KPCIP) has been launched to revive all major cities in the divisional headquarters of the province on modern scientific global patterns.

He said civic amenities including solid waste management are being set up on modern lines under this mega plan with the financial support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and it is being expedited and billion of rupees are being spent on civic infrastructure for durable urban development.

He was presiding over a special meeting on development schemes in Mardan under KPCIP at Local Government Secretariat Peshawar wherein elected representatives from Mardan including Provincial Assembly members viz Provincial Minister for Food Muhammad Atif Khan, Zahir Shah Toru, Abdul Salam Afridi, Project Director Syed Zafar Ali Shah and concerned high-ups were also present.

The meeting took stock of the various development aspects of Mardan in the light of the recommendations of the members of the Assembly and necessary decisions were also taken. Faisal Amin Gandapur clarified that the development of Mardan is one of the top most priorities of KPCIP whereby ensuring foolproof solid waste management and availability of modern machinery, the city would be free from all kinds of pollutants and also in terms of sanitation and drinking water facilities.

He said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, we believed in continuity of development policies and uniform development in the whole province whereas change of any minister or advisor didn’t not make any difference.

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