CM orders timely completion of Swat Expressway.


PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Mahmood Khan directed timely completion of Swat Expressway intimating that no further extension would be tolerated for the given timeline of the multi-billion rupees project, said an official statement.

Presiding over a meeting regarding different development projects initiated by Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) in the province here on Wednesday, he said that monthly progress and detail activities report with timelines should be submitted to his office.

He said that the project would serve as a gateway to the rapid promotion of trade and tourism in the region, especially for international tourism.

He ordered handing over of possession of the requisite land to FWO within two weeks for initiating civil work on CPEC City Nowshera project, provision of necessary resources for the completion of Nowshera Medical College and construction of a bridge on the Kabul River.

Mahmood Khan says the project will promote trade and tourism in the region

The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to present a detailed progress reports regarding oil refinery, cement plant in Haripur and hydropower projects in the province.

He also called for a second meeting after 20 days so as to evaluate the implementation of decisions made in the previous meeting regarding those projects.

The chief minister said that speedy completion of the ongoing projects in the province was the priority of the...

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