Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Saturday approved Rs200 million for the maintenance of traffic from Pir Zakori Bridge to Dabgeri Garden areas in the provincial capital.
A statement published in this regard, the statement said the traffic management plan would be implemented in Zone-F consisting of Balahisar, Lady Reading Hospital, Dabgari Garden, Kohat Road-Ring Road and Pir Zakori Bridge-Balahisar areas on a pilot basis, while the other five zones would be reached later.
Mr Mahmood approved the plan during a meeting, which was attended by information minister Shaukat Yousafzai, finance minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra, special assistant of the chief minister on merged districts Ajmal Wazir, principal secretary to the chief minister Shahab Ali Shah, Peshawar’s commissioner, deputy commissioner, city police chief, and other relevant officials.
The chief minister agreed to give the lead role to the deputy commissioner of Peshawar for the speedy implementation of the traffic management plan and ordered a crackdown on encroachments and strict enforcement of traffic laws and parking rules.
CM orders crackdown on encroachments, enforcement of traffic laws, parking ordinances.
He said the government would extend help and support to the administration to ensure smooth flow of traffic in the city.