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    CM KP directs to finalize all arrangements for formal ground breaking of Rashakai Economics zone

    Chitral Times Report


    PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has directed the concerned authorities to finalize all the pre-requisites and arrangements for the formal ground breaking of Rashakai Economic Zone and to set timeline for the timely completion of all the pre-requisite so that practical work on the mega project could be started without any delay. He has further directed the relevant quarters to take all the required steps to finalize the development agreements of the project as well.
    He was chairing a meeting held here on Friday to review progress on Rashakai and Hattar Economic Zones projects. Besides provincial Minister Akbar Ayub and Special Assistant to CM on Industries, Abdul Karim Khan, Principal Secretary to CM, Shahab Ali Shah, Secretary Planning & Development, Secretary Industries, Chief Executive Officers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade; and other relevant high up attended the meeting. The meeting was given detailed briefing about the progress made so far on both the economic zones as well as about the impediments hindering the progress in some particular areas.

    Mahmood Khan directed the relevant high ups to identify all the issues of the project related to the federal organizations and to prepare home work so that the same could be taken up with the federal government for timely solution. He also directed the quarter concerned to settle the issue of alternate land acquisition for Hattar Economic Zone project as well and expedite work on the proposed Mohmand and Buner Economic Zones projects.

    Addressing the participants of the meeting Mahmood Khan termed the Rashakai Economic Zone Project as a development initiative of national importance and said that it was one of the top priorities of both the federal and provincial governments to translate the project into reality. He further said that on completion of project would attract maximum foreign investment, boost economic activities, create job opportunities and usher in a new era of development and prosperity in the province.


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