KP allocates Rs8b for schools reconstruction


PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has spent around Rs8 billion on the reconstruction of schools damaged in earthquakes across the province.

Speaking at the inauguration of Government Girls School Asaia Gate Peshawar which was earlier destroyed by earth-quick, Minister for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan said Education is Our Mega Project and the PTI government has committed to resolve all outstanding issues pertaining to education.

He added that basic necessities for the classroom including furniture, electricity remain priority of the incumbent provincial government’s investment plan on schools.

Education for girls was the main component of the ongoing Annual Development Plan (ADP) for the sector and around 70% share has been granted for the construction of new schools.

PHOTO: Atif Khan/Facebook

Later on Muhammad Atif Khan also paid a visit to a School of the Sikh community in Peshawar and assured them full support of the government.


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