KP Govt allocates Rs59bln multi-faceted development package for merged areas

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PESHAWAR, Jun 21 (APP):The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government has allocated Rs59 billion for multi-faceted development programs for merged areas of erstwhile Fata under 10 years development plan in budget 2019-20 to bring this hitherto neglected area at par with developed districts of the country.

This huge amount would be mainly spent on improvement and development of health, education, sports, tourism, clean drinking water, energy, local government and infrastructure development in all tribal districts to expedite pace of economic development and facilitate its people, according to budget documents.