MIRAN SHAH: Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt inaugurated a newly constructed market in Miran Shah here on Friday.

General Butt handed over keys of 1400 shops to its owners during a ceremony held here where local elders and officials of the district administration were also present.

Later, addressing the participants, General Butt said that more funds would be spent to make North Waziristan more beautiful.

He said that shopping centers have been constructed in the newly-built market where people would not need to go Bannu or DI Khan for shopping.

He also inaugurated Ghulam Khan Chowk and women block in Miran Shah Hospital.

More than 11000 shops were destroyed during military operation against militants in Miran Shah alone.