KP govt approves Rs1b for Billion Trees Tsunami project


ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet held in Peshawar on Wednesday approved one billion rupees for the billion-tree tsunami project.

Chief Minister (CM) Mehmood Khan presided over the meeting.

Later talking to the media, KP Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai said that Rs500 million would be taken from the Forest Development Fund and Rs500 million would be provided by the Finance Department for the purpose.

He said that the meeting had decided to hand over policing of Swat Motorway to the Motorway Police.

He said that the province would provide all financial resources in this regard.