PM lauded for uplift projects in Dera

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Federal Minister for Communications Maulana Asad Mehmood on Monday lauded the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif-led coalition government for inaugurating development initiatives for the socio-economic uplift of the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a ceremony, in which Prime Minister inaugurated a number of development projects, the minister said the country had restarted its journey towards development under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif and these development initiatives launched in Dera Ismail Khan would usher in the prosperity of the area. He also appreciated the services of officials of communications and other relevant ministries for preparing these mega projects.

Speaking on this occasion, Advisor to the Prime Minister Amir Muqam said the travelling time from DI Khan to Islamabad and vice versa was reduced to 2-3 hours after the completion of Hakla-Yarik Motorway.—APP