PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has started providing transport facilities to the colleges in the tribal districts.
Initially, 45 vehicles were provided to the colleges of merged areas on Wednesday whereas buses would be provided in the next phase. This project aimed at extending transport facilities to the government colleges would cost Rs 1.18 billion and benefit over 23,000 students. A ceremony to this effect was held here with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan as the chief guest, said a handout. Special Assistant to Chief Minister Muhammad Ali Saif, Secretary Higher Education Muhammad Daud Khan and others were in attendance.