Umar Farooq

Umar Farooq

The author is founder of HCP Group & Tech Valley. He is a serial entrepreneur and avid supporter of innovation & social entrepreneurship with a vision to change KP through inculcating the values of social innovation and technology in the region.

Who is responsible for the maintenance of the neglected Abbottabad to Mansehra road?

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently visited Mansehra and Abbottabad. In his visit, he promised to build the first university for women in the area, introduce a gas supply system and launch the second phase of the motorway. This announcement was much needed. But what needs more attention is the terrible condition of the road from Abbottabad to Mansehra. This road connects the northern areas to the rest of Pakistan. Considering it is a widely used road, it deserves to be in immaculate condition. Over 10 years have passed and not a single plan has been made to ameliorate the road conditions. Furthermore, matters ...

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