CM announces development package for district Shangla

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Monday announced establishment of a university, construction of Khawaza Khela-Bisham Expressway, two degree colleges and up-gradation of district headquarters (DHQ) hospital Shangla.

He made these announcements during his one-day visit to district Shangla.

Provincial Minister Shaukat Yousafzai, MPA Azizullah Gran, MPA Fakhar Jehan and Former Provincial Minister Abdul Muneem were also present on the occasion.

Addressing a public gathering at Puran in Shangla, he also announced the status of tehsil for Kana and Rs. 300 million for different development projects in PK-24.

He also announced construction of various roads including Karora to Chakisar, Karora to Ajmira and Manglor Shangla Top Roads in addition to immediately start work on Porun Grid Station.

He said that soon Kisan Cards and Education Cards would also be launched in the province adding that Rs 10 billion had been allocated in the budget for the provision of free food items to vulnerable households. – APP