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January 29, 2020

PM adviser wants fast track implementation of Peshawar uplift plan

Peshawar

January 29, 2020

PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister on Establishment Muhammad Shehzad Arbab has said that Peshawar being the provincial metropolis is the face of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and a metropolitan to people of the province.

"Federal and provincial governments would jointly utilise all available resources for its development along modern lines to revive the past glory of the capital city," he said this while chairing a high-level meeting on Peshawar uplift plan here on Tuesday.

The meeting was an update on the progress of Peshawar uplift plan. Heads of department briefed Arbab Shehzad on short term, midterm and long term projects.

Thematic areas discussed in the agenda were to improve and develop infrastructure, traffic management system, beautification, service delivery, recreation and sports, sanitation, drinking water, electricity, gas and improving health and education facilities in provincial metropolis.

The advisor to prime Mminister expressed satisfaction over the progress of provincial government and line departments regarding the planning for the development of Peshawar and emphasised fast track implementation of the uplift plan.

Besides KP Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Advisor to CM on Local Government and Rural Development Kamran Bangash, Special Assistant on Excise Ghazan Jamal, Additional Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir, administrative secretaries and others attended the meeting.