NOWSHERA, 30 October: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has approved construction of a national park, Commercial Aircrafts Maintenance College and health projects.

The approval of projects was given at a meeting where the chief minister said that the incumbent government would prefer education.

He said that welfare schemes would enable the poor to earn a respectable livelihood, said a handout issued here.

It said that the park would be constructed on 1800 kanal of land in line with international standard in Khweshgi area near Risalpur.

Besides, a hospital, schools and colleges in Saidu Sharif area of Swat were also approved.