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PM 1000 Playground Project director inspects ongoing schemes

November 28, 2020

PESHAWAR: Project Director Prime Minister 1000 Grounds Development Murad Ali Mohmand along with his team paid a surprise visit to Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and Dera Ismail Khan to review the ongoing schemes under the project.

During the visit, Murad Ali Mohmand accompanied with his site engineers Paras Ahmad and Omar Shehzad inspected the ongoing work currently underway on two badminton halls at Meri Sports Stadium and Captain Zaheer-ul-Salam Shaheed Sports Stadium in Kohat.

The team was satisfied with the work and directed the contractor to complete it by March next year. The contractor was also directed to send construction test reports to the Directorate General of Sports within a week.

It may be recalled that the project is working currently on 204 schemes of Rs1178.97 million across the province wherein out of the target projects, 150 will be ready for playing purposes by June 2021.

Murad Ali Mohmand took stern action and directed all the contractors to submit construction testing reports (CTR).

It was also decided to check each of the under construction projects to ensure quality of work.

“We have directed our site engineers Paras Ahmad and Omar Shehzad to visit each of the under construction projects and monitor the ongoing construction work,” Murad Ali said.

He said a decision was taken to submit a tennis court scheme in Bannu to the provincial government for approval and that

work on the cricket academy and badminton indoor hall at Post Graduate College Bannu would start next week.

An indoor badminton hall at Post Graduate College in Lakki Marwat along with work on a martial arts hall in the DEO Women’s Office continued wherein the quality of work was found as satisfactory and the contractor was directed to complete the hall by March next year.

District Sports Officer Asif Khan also said that it would be the first multi-purpose indoor badminton hall in Tank district besides C&W schemes have also been approved in all the four southern districts.

Murad Ali Mohmand said that providing sports facilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was a major mission of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.

He said a detailed briefing regarding the pace of work on different projects under Prime Minister 1000 Playground Projects would be given to Secretary Sports Abid Majeed, Additional Secretary Sports

Junaid Khan and Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Asfandyar Khan.The team also inspected the ongoing under construction projects in Dera Ismail Khan and passed on directives to the contractors to complete the project well before February 2021.