Soan Valley to be developed as tourist site
Rawalpindi : The Punjab government has prepared a master plan to develop Soan Valley as a tourist site. In first phase, uplift schemes costing Rs200 million would be started in the area.
This was revealed during a meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Punjab Yousaf Naseem Khokhar at the office of Urban Unit. Speaking at the meeting, the Chief Secretary said that uplift of social and industrial sectors and promotion of tourism are among priorities of the government. He directed that in order to decrease ‘pressure’ on big cities, planning be done keeping in view future needs.
He said that human development and social sectors had been ignored in the past but special attention is being paid to them now. He added that capacity building of human resource and use of IT can improve performance of departments.