KP Governor inaugurates road, developmental projects in City.

PESHAWAR -- Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Haji Ghulam Ali along with Provincial Minister Sawak Nazir Wednesday inaugurated Detour Road Hayatabad besides planting trees and installing street lights there for the convenience of the population.

Provincial Ministers Haji Manzoor Afridi, Abdul Halim Kasuria, Hamid Shah, Fazl Elahi, Muhammad Shafiullah, Advisor to Prisons Haji Hidayatullah were also present.

With the construction of Detour Road, the heavy transport would have easy access to Afghanistan, and the local population would also be facilitated in transportation, the governor said.

Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) officials in their briefing about the project said that the two-way road had a length of three kilometers.

It was told in the briefing that the construction of the road would not only facilitate heavy goods vehicles going to Afghanistan, but it also be helpful for commercial traffic.

In the briefing, it was stated that the construction of the road would relieve the local population of Hayatabad from traffic problems.

Terming the construction of the road as a good initiative of the PDA, the governor directed to plant trees on the sides of the road.

The initiative would not only increase the beauty of the road but also provide a green environment, he added.

Apart from this, trade traffic to Afghanistan will also be facilitated through this road.

The governor said: 'We all have a common responsibility for the construction and beauty of the roads of Peshawar and I wish that open and paved roads and trees are available in every place in the city and for this purpose I have been taking all possible efforts on my behalf.'

He said practical steps had been taken to extend the roads of city.

He said that like in foreign countries, there should be such a system here that one or two trees should be made mandatory for the construction of houses as trees played a crucial role in improving environment.

The governor said the caretaker provincial government was providing relief to the people according to its policies.

'I will also like to ask the provincial ministers to take steps to immediately resolve problems related to public roads and highways", he said adding the federal government was also taking steps to cooperate with the provincial government.

Funds of Rs. 333 billion would be released by the federation to solve the economic problems of the province while Rs. 10 billion out of Rs. 20 billion had been released for tribal districts...

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