PESHAWAR: Prominent development work on various planned mega projects has been speeding up following orders the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led provincial government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Speaker of KPK Assembly and prominent leader of PTI, Asad Qaiser, claimed that mega city is being established in the province with a complete educational city where students would be taught by modern studies by adopting the patterns of developed countries.
PTI’s leader Asad Qaiser was speaking to a press conference in Peshawar after holding meetings with the union council delegations of Swabi district.
Qaiser said that the provincial authorities had already directed the district administration for speeding up the work in mega projects besides establishment of a medical college and women university in Swabi.
The KPK speaker clarified that provincial government put provision of education and health facilities to the locals in its top priorities.
Asad Qaiser detailed the ongoing development projects in Swabi by saying that approximately Rs500 million has been dedicated for construction of medical college in the district while Rs200 million approved for cricket stadium near Topi.
He added that category ‘A’ was given to Swabi hospital by the provincial government while it would be operational from March or April of next year.
The KPK speaker told the media that significant steps are being taken to establish a mega city near Colonel Sher Khan interchange situated on the Peshawar-Islamabad motorway.
While highlighting the educational development plans of KPK govt, PTI’s leader said that a programme has been finalised for appointing 14,000 educators in order to eliminate shortage of academic staff in government schools.
Qaiser unveiled the govt’s statistics by saying that 500 doctors were hired in KPK while the medical teams would be expanded by appointment of more 1500 medicos.
Regarding the security arrangements, he claimed that the KPK govt would appoint 700 police officials on district level for maintaining law and order situation in the areas.
Moreover, KPK govt will install 120 transformers for elimination shortage of electricity in all areas of the Swabi district.