Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government took a major step toward the rehabilitation process in flood-affected areas by approving development projects for flood-affected areas. In a special meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party, projects worth 15 billion were approved. The meeting was chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Shahab Ali Shah. PDWP members and concerned departments participated in the meeting. The forum approved seven projects related to C&W, Irrigation, and Public Health Engineering for the improvement of the province.
On the special instructions of the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr Mahmood Khan, several projects were approved for the restoration of drainage, irrigation, clean drinking water, roads and bridges in the flood-affected areas in the province where work would be started on the emergency basis.
The approved projects include flood-affected infrastructure in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, drainage and irrigation systems, water supply, restoration of flood-damaged water supply schemes of the Department of Public Health Engineering, the infrastructure of flood-damaged roads and bridges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and KHA’s projects include road and bridge maintenance etc.