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ISLAMABAD, Nov 10 (APP): The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Thursday approved construction and upgradation of mosque at a cost of Rs.448 million at Pakistan Secretariat.
As many as 800 people could be able to offer prayers after the construction and upgradation of the mosque.
The CDWP meeting which was chaired by Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal also referred a tree plantation project worth Rs 3.6 million to make Pakistan green to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for approval.
The Minister directed to include students in Green Pakistan programme.
In energy sector, the meeting also approved a project worth Rs 2.2 million to enhance capacity of Chitral Hydel Power Station from one Megawatt to five megawatt.
An advanced metering infrastructure project and billing system for state owned Distribution Utilities in the country, a project worth Rs 2 billion was approved in the meeting to improve electricity metering and billing system in the country.
In the Water Resources sector, a project amounting to Rs 452 million was approved for construction of small dams in Khyber Pakhtunkhaw (KP) province.
In the Transport and Communication sector, the CDWP referred a project amounting to Rs 4.3 billion for land acquisition and construction of 138 kilometer section of motorway from Faisalabad to Abdul Hakim to Executive Committee of National Economic Council.
Senior officials of federal and provincial government attended the meeting.