Peshawar: According to news reports, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) decided on Wednesday (November 10) to begin work on the Cities Improvement Project, which will be implemented in the province’s five divisional headquarters soon.
During a call with Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan, an ADB delegation discussed development partnerships and mutual cooperation, according to details. Several topics related to the execution of new projects were discussed during the call, as well as the status of ongoing initiatives.
The delegation discussed ways to strengthen the ADB’s engagement and cooperation with the KP government, particularly in terms of creating jobs and growing the local economy.
CM Khan noted that work on several development initiatives in many areas, including hydel power, tourism, financial assistance, and road infrastructure, was now underway. The chief minister went on to say that all of the necessary preparations for the start of work on the Cities Improvement Project had been completed.
He also stated that the land acquisition issue for the Balakot Hydropower Project, which will generate 300 megawatts, will be resolved soon. The government, according to the chief minister, wants to see initiatives implemented quickly.