A meeting on Peshawar Development Plan was held in Planning and
Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting was chaired by
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Arbab Shehzad. The meeting was
attended by Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Kazim Niaz,
Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shakeel Qadir Khan Top
The meeting was given a special briefing on the ongoing development projects in Peshawar. A total of 86 development projects are underway in Peshawar on which Rs 42 billion has been spent since 2013.
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 projects completed in one year. The third category includes projects completed in more than one year. 26 projects in the next six months, 25 projects in one year while 35 big projects are such that will take more than a year to complete.
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, beauty of inner city, drainage, clean water. Includes various projects including supply, construction of playground.
Notable projects include 9 km road from Mufti Mehmood Flyover to Budni Bridge and Wahid Ghazhi, Link Road from Nazir Bagh to N5, Hockey Turf in Islamia College, LED lights on Warsak and Pushtkhara Ring Road, all canals in Peshawar. Various projects include fencing around the city, upgrade of Tajabad Ring Road Link, two parks in Sheikhabad and one park in Ejazabad, construction of Arbab Niaz and Hayatabad Cricket Stadium.
The meeting was informed that consultant services are being sought for Peshawar Master Plan after which work on it will start. The Peshawar Development Plan will help the provincial capital to become a model city, solve traffic problems and beautify the city. Keeping in view the future needs of Peshawar, 19 new projects are also being introduced at a cost of Rs 8.5 billion.