Published On: Tue, May 17th, 2016

PM Sharif announces mega projects in DI Khan


DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday announced multibillion rupee development projects for Dera Ismail Khan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.


Addressing a large public meeting, organized by Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, the PM criticized his opponents and vowed to make ‘new Pakistan’ with backing of JUI-F.

“Those who love the politics of sin-ins have failed to make even a new KPK, how will they make a new Pakistan,” the PM said.

The PM announced mega uplift projects for the DI Khan district, including an agriculture university and Rs.770 million gas project.

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Nawaz Sharif also announced to release 50 crore development fund for the district, directing PIA and CAA authorities to immediately ensure international flight operation from the Dera Ismail Khan airport.

The PM, during his speech, also announced to issue Rs.120 billions for project of Chashma Right Bank Canal and ordered its completion within three months. He also announced Rs.8 crore for feasibility study of Tank-Zam Dam.

“PML-N and JUIF will jointly make a new Pakistan, I and Maulana will come again for inauguration of these projects,” the PM said, adding that the ‘game changer’ project will change fate of the region.

Earlier, he performed groundbreaking of 285-kilometre motorway from Dera Ismail Khan to Hakla area.

The project is part of western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will be completed at a cost of over Rs.129 billion in two years.


News Source Samaa

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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