Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday (November 10) decided to start work on the Cities Improvement Project – which will soon be implemented in the five divisional headquarters of the province, according to news sources.
As per the details, a delegation of ADB discussed development partnership and mutual cooperation while in a call with Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan. During the call, several matters were discussed pertaining to the execution of new projects, and the progress of ongoing projects was also reviewed. The delegation talked about enhancing partnership and cooperation between ADB and KP government especially in the creation of employment opportunities and boosting the local economy.
CM Khan stated that work was underway on different development projects in various sectors such as hydel power, tourism, financial assistance, and roads infrastructure. Sharing more details, the chief minister stated that all the preparations to start work on the Cities Improvement Project was completed. He added that the issue of land acquisition for the 300-Megawatt Balakot Hydropower project will be resolved soon. The chief minister mentioned that the government wants quick implementation of schemes under the Provincial Roads Improvement Project.