Islamabad: According to a recent news report, the Chief Minister (CM) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Mr. Mahmood Khan has recently announced a 2 billion rupees package for the provision of gas for District Karak.
During a one day visit to District Karak on Tuesday, he further addressed the public after the groundbreaking ceremony of Makh Banda Dam project and another project which is a 32-kilometre long road from Banda Daud Shah to Gurguri.
The Makh Banda Dam project would be completed with an estimated cost of Rs. 814 million in three years and will bring 725 acres of land under cultivation on completion whereas the road project would be completed in two years at an estimated cost of Rs. 587 million.
The CM stated that oil and gas royalty funds were the right of people of Karak and other oil-producing districts, adding that the incumbent government, as per the vision of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has launched the Karak Area Development Project to ensure that the royalty funds are spent the people of Karak.
Labelling the inaccessibility of clean drinking water as a major problem of Karak, the CM stated that his government was very serious in resolving the issue, adding that a project worth Rs. 720 million has been planned to provide clean drinking water from Lawaghar Dam to Karak city which on completion, would provide clean drinking water to 90,000 people.
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