Provincial minister for local government, elections and rural development shahram Khan Tarakai has directed Kaghan Development Authority to strictly ban the construction activities in its area of jurisdiction and not allow anyone to do commercial activities without permission. Cleanliness should be maintained at all places of tourists attraction throughout the province. He also said those involved in wall checking at tourist places should be dealt with iron hands.
Provincial Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai gave given these instructions while presiding over a meeting with director generals of Kaghan Development Authority and Galiyat development Authority. Secretary local government Zahir Shah, Director General LG department and other officials also attended the meeting. Institutional structure, facilities given to tourists, area of jurisdiction, ongoing issues and future planning was discussed in meeting.
DG Galiyat Development Authority told the participants that authority is providing its level best facilities to Tourists. Construction and rehabilitation of parks, rest areas, public toilets, roads and tracks is in progress, he said. On this occasion Shahram Khan Tarakai said social media should be used to provide information and guidance to tourists to facilitate them.
Provincial Minister stressed authorities should engage school and college students in awareness campaigns.
There should be a specific spot for dumping of hotels filth from where TMA could collect it and dumped it safely, he added. Shahram Khan said KDA should serve notices to owners of illegal constructions to regularise them with fine and strictly ban the new constructions.