PESHAWAR: In order to finalize site for proposed Media Enclave project of providing housing facility to journalists of Peshawar, focal person has been nominated.
Decision to this effect was taken by Provincial Secretary Housing,Engr Arif Zahid during a meeting with a delegation of Peshawar Press Club led by its chairman, Nasir Hussain which called on him on Tuesday.
President Khyber Union of Journalist (KhUJ), Nisar Mehmood, Chairman Peshawar Press Club Housing Committee, Riaz Daudzai and senior journalists including Syed Bukhar Shah and Asif Wadud were also present on the occasion.
During the meeting, Provincial Secretary Housing, Engr Arif Zahid was apprised by delegation members that in pursuance of the directives of
Chief Minister KP, Pervez Khattak, an amount of Rs. 120 million has been reserved in annual budget for the PC-1 of Media Enclave project while Peshawar Press Club has been authorised to select the site of the project.
During the meeting, a detailed briefing was given by Riaz Khan Daudzai to Secretary Housing about the prospects of the project.
Speaking on the occasion, Secretary Housing, Zahid Arif informed visiting journalists that Chief Minister and Chief Secretary sincerely wanted to provide better housing facilities to media men.
Directives have also been given for expediting work over this project, he added.
In the meeting, it was decided that Planning Officer Housing Department, Yaqoob Khan be appointed as Focal Person for finalizing site of the project and next meeting would be held soon.