Meeting on the Development of Zakhakhel in Khyber District


The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has prepared a comprehensive development plan of Rs. 3.3 billion for Zakhakhel in Khyber District. A new era of economic and social development will begin in the region and employment opportunities will be created.

A meeting was held in the Planning and Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shehab Ali Shah. The plan has been formulated for three years under which projects in the fields of Agriculture, Irrigation, Municipalities, Industries, Public Health Engineering, Mines and Minerals, Roads will be worked on. The area includes business rehabilitation, technical trainings, youth internships, livestock and agriculture promotion, forest protection, and water supply projects.

Rs. 55 crore for irrigation projects, Rs. 35 crore for agriculture, Rs. 20 crore for support of small and medium enterprises, Rs. 173 million for technical and vocational training, Rs. 55 crore for local bodies, Rs. 79 crore for roads. Rs. 38 crore for Public Health Engineering, Rs. 11.7 crore for Forests and Mines and Minerals.

In the light of development vision of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan, development projects are being brought on priority basis for the backward areas. The plan will be presented for approval in the Provincial Development Working Party meeting very soon.

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