MANSEHRA, 01 August: Chief Minister (CM) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak during a public gathering in Mansehra announced to give Tehsil status to Baffa Pakal area on Sunday.

Addressing the public gathering, the CM Khattak also announced a number of development projects for the area including the construction of two bypass roads with estimated amount of Rs. 100 million, building of Baffa road with a budget of Rs 80 million and Nakora bridge with a cost of Rs 120 million.He also announced the construction of a sports ground in the Baffa subdivision.

Pervez Khattak said that the government has transferred powers at grass roots level that will bring more development in the region.

Provincial assembly members Zari Gul and Nargis and the local government representatives were present on the occasion.