KPK government, in a bid to make the province more accessible, is expanding the newly constructed Swat motorway to the valley of Chitral and Maidan.
Mahmood Khan, Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa announced this while speaking to the fifth convocation of the University of Malakand in Chakdara.
Talking to the students, Mahmood remarked that the first stage of the Swat Motorway will be finished this year. He added that in the next stage of the project, the motorway will be expanded to Madian and Chitral.
“K-P has rich potential for tourism, hydropower, agriculture, mines and minerals sectors,” he said, adding that research in these areas must be pursued by the varsities.
Mahmood underlined the challenges faced by Pakistan, both internal and external. He was confident that the economic issues of the country will be dealt with soon.
Professor Dr. Gul Zaman, Vice-Chancellor Malakand University emphasized the educational activities of the varsity during the convocation.