KP govt finalizes development plan for uplift, beautification of Peshawar.


PESHAWAR -- Provincial Minister for Finance, Taimour Salim Khan Jhagra has said that mega development plan worth millions of rupees has been finalized for development and beautification of Peshawar.

Under development plan, he said, modern facilities would be provided to residents of Peshawar with special focus on infrastructure development, beautification of Peshawar, construction of new parks in Regi Model Town and Hayatabad, sports grounds, entertainment city and others uplift schemes.

He said this while talking to a representative delegation of his constituency PK-73 Peshawar. He said Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would soon visit Regi Model Town where he would be given detailed briefing on development projects and Regi Model Town.

Officials in Local Government and Rural Development Department told reporter that under the plan, a state-of the art 'Entertainment City' and 17 new parks would be established in Peshawar.

Entertainment' City would be established at Nisatta near Peshawar Toll Plaza on Motorway where all types of entertainment facilities including water sports, restaurants, fun land, playing lands for kids, parks and commercial activities would be provided.

The new parks would be established mostly in Hayatabad and Regi Model Town under the bigger plan of Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) to restore the original grandeur of Peshawar. Roadside plantation would be carried out inside Hayatabad, Regi Lalma and other townships to counter pollution and climate change effects.

Small parks on canal sides in different potential areas of the city...

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