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Locals of Kalam Valley in Swat have a big announcement at their hands for celebration. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved the plan for construction of an international level cricket stadium. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s official Twitter handle announced this decision. According to the tweet, the entire project will cost the provincial treasury by Rs. 607 million approximately. This decision was made by the Chief Minister of KP, Mahmood Khan. CM Mahmood Khan himself belongs to Kalam Valley and this approval of his is equivalent to giving back something to his land.
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Pros Of A Stadium At Scenic Valley Of Kalam
Northern areas of Pakistan are the undisputed landmarks of beauty, quite possibly the most scenic and soothing in the entire world. Kalam Valley is especially famous for its bone-chilling weather and unimaginably picturesque water bodies. This valley in city of Swat is already one of busiest tourist attractions in Pakistan, frequented by both locals and foreigners.
PTI government has many a times emphasized its agenda to promote and take tourism industry to new heights in Pakistan by making use of Pakistan’s northern areas. KP is laden with the purest of lands and hence, establishing a cricket stadium there will force international media attention towards Pakistan’s feature rich north.
Constructing a cricket stadium capable of conducting international level events will certainly bring positive and necessary exposure to Kalam, which will prove as a catalyst in blooming the tourism industry there.
NCA Style Infrastructure
The stadium will be built according to ICC standards and will have a National Cricket Academy (NCA)-style training infrastructure. It will also feature a swimming pool, multitude of multi-purpose gymnasiums for indoor games for athletes, and of course, will offer 7 star hotel facilities.
The stadium itself will have the housing capacity of about 20,000 individuals in the stands. This comes as a great news to the people of Swat as they have a mega-project of international cricket stadium in Kalam Valley to look forward to, that can also boost local economy.
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