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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved an exclusive female youth centre to be established in Hayatabad for outdoor and indoor recreational activities.

Minister for tourism, youth affairs, sports and culture Mohammad Atif Khan approved the centre at a meeting with KP Youth Development Commission.

The centre would be providing space to women to take part in healthy and fun activities .They would exclusively enjoy facilities like gym, yoga, a modern theatre, a rooftop café, children play area, table and board games and virtual e-games, according to a statement issued here on Tuesday.

The government has approved about Rs42 million for the project.

The Youth Development Commission is a think-tank established by the PTI government in its previous tenure to encourage youth to take part in different productive activities.

The meeting also discussed holding a wheel-chair race for the special persons and archery competitions in the upcoming youth carnival.

Published in Dawn, January 16th, 2019