CHITRAL, 8 November: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday announced to divide Chitral in upper and lower districts while given Drosh area tehsil status.

The announcement was made while addressing party workers here at Polo Ground where Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan was also present.

Addressing the participants, CM Khattak said that the provincial government has decided to divide the district in Upper and Lower Chitral. He also said that Drosh would be given tehsil status and a notification has been issued in this regard.

The CM said that development funds worth million have been approved for development of both districts. “Rescue 1122 service would be launched within a month while Rs550 million uplift fund has been approved for both districts,” he said. He said that a polo ground would be set up in Drosh tehsil.