The meeting was chaired by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Arbab Shehzad. Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shakeel Qadir Khan briefed the meeting on Peshawar Development Plan. Secretaries, senior officials, DC Peshawar, Peshawar Development Authority and P&D PP&H Section Chief attended.
The annual development program for Peshawar includes 118 small and large development projects. The projects are divided into ten different sectors and three categories. The first category includes projects that are being completed in six months. The second category includes one-year projects, the third category includes projects lasting more than one year. The meeting was informed that 22 projects for Peshawar will be completed in the next six months.
Projects include construction and repair of roads, link roads to maintain traffic flow, construction of bridges, construction and repair of parks, open gymnasiums in parks, pedestrian bridges, parking facilities, the beauty of inner-city, drainage, clean water supply, various sports projects are included.
The meeting was informed that 9 km road from Mufti Mehmood Flyover to Budni Bridge and Wahid Garhi has been completed. Link road from Nasir Bagh to N5 will be completed in March. Various parks including hockey turf in Islamia College, upgrade of Tajabad Ring Road link and work on several traffic projects has been completed.
The meeting was informed that the services of consultant have been sought for Peshawar Master Plan which is being worked on. Land Use Plan for Peshawar has also been prepared. Peshawar development plan will help the provincial capital become a model city, solve traffic problems and enhance the beauty of the city.