Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Mehmood Khan approved the creation of the Shangla Development Authority (SDA) on October 3, according to news sources. The goal of the SDA is to lead the modern development of the tourist destination.
Sunday, Provincial Minister for Labour and Parliamentary Affairs Shaukat Yousafzai told the public about the news (October 2). He said that setting up SDA will be an important step toward the modern and sustainable development of the Shangla district. He also said that the authority will be in charge of starting to build Shangla University, getting clean water to the people who live there, approving Rescue 1122, and improving the area’s elementary, middle, and high schools as well as its medical facilities. Also, the authority will be able to run the tourism business in the area, which will bring in money and give people jobs.
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It is important to note that KP is one of the provinces that is growing quickly because of its efforts to improve infrastructure. Under the KP City Development Project, the KP government has also signed a number of agreements with lenders and international financial institutions like the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank (WB) for the development of Smart cities. The banks would give the KP government $1 billion to help build smart infrastructure.