Shaikh Badin National Park road connected to CPEC Western route
PESHAWAR, Nov. 23 (Gwadar Pro)– Minister of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Faisal Amin Khan Gandapur said on Monday afternoon that Shaikh Badin National Park road had been connected to Islamabad (Hakla)-Dera Ismail Khan Motorway Western route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
In a statement, the minister, remarked that work was in full swing on the road project to Shaikh Badin National Park.
“The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federal Ministry of Climate Change will start eco-tourism project at Shaikh Badin soon,” he stated.
Gandapur pointed out that Shaikh Badin was a national park and had also been notified as a heritage site. “Shaikh Badin has 100 plant/animal species, referred to as an ‘ecological island’ by experts. The hill destination would be preserved under protected areas initiative,” he maintained.