Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan broke ground on three huge development projects in Peshawar as part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project (KPCIP). The projects will cost PKR 4 billion to finish, according to news from December 15.
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According to the details, the three big development projects that were started were the extension and improvement of Bagh-e-Naran Park, the rehabilitation and improvement of the water supply system, and the creation of Besai Park in Hayatabad. People said that the opening ceremony took place at the Bagh-e-Naran in Peshawar.
The CM laid the first stone of the project to fix and improve Peshawar’s water supply system. The project is expected to cost PKR 2.8 billion to finish. Under this project, a 155-kilometer-long distribution network was replaced, new water reservoirs were built, existing overhead water reservoirs were fixed up, and new household connections and water meters were installed. The project also includes solarizing the tube wells that are already there and repairing and rebuilding the tube wells that are connected to the overhead reservoirs.
The cost of extending Bagh-e-Naran, which was another big project, was PKR 535 million. The said project will include a number of facilities, such as cycling and running paths, an outdoor gym, a family area, a playground, a skating area for kids, and recreational facilities.