PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet has approved the construction and repair of several roads in a major step to promote tourism.
According to details, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet has approved the construction of major roads important for tourism. 127 km of roads will be constructed in collaboration with the World Bank.
The project also includes the extension of 24 km of Thandiani road. Construction of 35 km of Spat Kohistan Valley, 45 km of Shishi Koh to Madaklasht Chitral Road, and 23 km of Mankial to Bada Serai Road are also included in the project.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mahmood Khan has said that construction of roads will provide transport facilities and construction of roads will boost tourism.
He said that the provincial government was working hard to promote tourism in all areas of the province.
It may be recalled that separate authorities have been set up for the three tourist areas of Pakhtunkhwa, Kalam, Kumrat and Kailash, with the aim of promoting tourism here.
The establishment of authorities will further boost tourism in these areas, the authorities will play a role in maintaining the natural beauty of the areas.
Sources said that after the establishment of the authorities, there will be 3 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 million for violation of constructions or building, 3 years imprisonment or a fine of Rs 5 million for unauthorized housing schemes.