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Entertainment City, 17 parks for Peshawar planned

our correspondent
PESHAWAR
The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government will establish a state-of the art ‘Entertainment City’ and 17 parks in Peshawar to provide better recreational and sports facilities to residents of the walled city.
Entertainment city will be established at Nisatta near Peshawar Toll Plaza on Motorway where all types of entertainment facilities including water sports, restaurants, fun land, playing lands for kids, parks and commercial activities would be provided.
Officials in Local Government and Rural Department told APP on Friday that an inclusive plan has been chalked for establishment of an ‘Entertainment City’ in the first 100 days plan of PTI Government and practical work on this project will start soon.
Peshawar is lacking recreational facilities since long and this city would help provide the much need entertainment facilities to people within a three kilometer distance to enjoy water boating, meat and fish dish parties in open. The residents of Charsadda and Nowshera districts will also benefit from this facility.
In addition to it, KP Govt will establish 17 parks in different sectors of Hayatabad and one at Regi Model Town Peshawar.
These parks are part of a bigger plan of Peshawar Development Authority to enhance beauty of Peshawar. Under this project, roadside plantation will be carried out inside Hayatabad.
A major inclusion in healthy’s profile of Hayatabad is construction of ‘Jogging Track’ from Phase-III entry up to Phase-VII along Gandao Khawar besides soft landscaping of existing central parks at Regi Model Town.
The official said beautification and uplift projects are also underway in Charsadda district aimed at to promote large-scale urbanization and reduce population pressure for housing in Peshawar.
Charsadda’s beautification will be achieved with an establishment of green belts on motorway and link roads besides taking pollution-reducing measures in the district known for Ghandara civilization. The Govt will promote ‘Rajar sweet and ‘Gor’ being a major food item in Charsadda to help farmers and increase income of people associated with this sector.



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