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August 5, 2016

CM wants safe city project extended to entire Peshawar valley

Peshawar

August 5, 2016

PESHAWAR: A high-level meeting agreed on Thursday to move forward on a safe/smart city project for a greater Peshawar valley with its expansion to militancy-hit regions of the province in future.

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak presided over the meeting on safe/smart city Peshawar at Chief Minister’s Secretariat. Chief Secretary Amjad Ali Khan, Sahibzada Saeed, Razi Sayyed, Country Manager, Mian Saaduddin, Sales Director, Sami Sayyed Capture Manager and Babar Saleem, engineering manager of Motorolla Solutions, attended the meeting, said an official handout.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said it was important to have a conceptual sketch for the safe/smart city Peshawar but called for moving ahead with a comprehensive operational plan to integrate the entire central belt comprising five districts including Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi and to be extendable to the militancy hit areas of the province.

Pervez Khattak said today safety and security in this region was needed more than before. He mentioned different packages in economic sector and some others in reforms and education. Welcoming the plan for the overall safety and security discussed in the meeting, the chief minister said his government wanted a safety net for the people of the province and would welcome all the technical and financial backing by the friendly countries.

The chief minister nominated Sahibzada Saeed as the focal person for the safe/smart city Peshawar project. Earlier, Motorola Solutions gave a detailed presentation about greater safe/smart city.

 

 

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