Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari, Punjab Minister for Social Welfare, has authorized a PKR 1.29 billion road infrastructure rehabilitation project for the Attock region, according to news sources.
The cash will be used to construct 12 road projects around the region. According to reports, the minister added that the district road construction projects will assist to improve connectivity and reduce fatalities due to potholes and bad road conditions. The project will be funded over a two-year period by the federal and provincial governments.
The 12 roads that are part of this uplift program are as follows:
The existing government allotted Rs20.60 billion for the district under the district development package, according to the chief minister, who also stated that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has restored the people of Attock's rights. He said that PTI's stronghold was Attock. This government's development activity in the area was unparalleled, he said since record sums were provided to education, health, and other areas.
The chief minister announced the construction of a 200-bed mother and child hospital in Attock for Rs5.32 billion, as well as the addition of 100 beds to the DHQ hospital in Attock.
He added that upgrading health facilities in Attock will assist people from neighboring districts in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, including Swabi, Nowshera, and Haripur. According to the CM, the PTI-led government believes in composite development, and that all backward areas would be brought up to par with big cities.