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KOHAT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MPA from Hangu district Haji Khayal Mohammad has said that Rs10 billion has been earmarked for the underdeveloped district and work on Hangu Development Authority (HDA) would start soon.

Talking to mediapersons, he said that the provincial government had approved the HDA project and work on it would start soon after Muharram and completed in the next three years.

He said that a vast piece of land had been acquired for the authority on which commercial and residential plots, plazas, playgrounds, stadium, shops, hospital, schools and colleges would be built which would provide jobs to the unemployed people.

He hoped that HDA would help in creating economic activity and the people who had left for Kohat, Peshawar and Islamabad in search of jobs would return to their district.

He also demanded jobs for local people in the oil and gas companies working in the district. He asked them to start welfare activities in the area as envisaged in the constitution and provide gas facility to the whole district.

Published in Dawn, September 21st, 2018