Photo by Abdullah Madani

LOWER DIR, 03 August: Adviser to Prime Minister Amir Maqam on Wednesday inaugurated a project of  providing natural gas to different villages in Adizai subdivision of Lower Dir.

While addressing the inaugural ceremony,Amir Maqam said that the project would be completed with a special fund approved by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

He said that under the project, gas meters would be installed at houses and markets in Asbanr, Och, Chakdara, Khairabad, Wosgi, Gulabad, Kharkani and Warsak areas of the subdivision within a period of two months.

Meanwhile, local people expressed happiness over the gas project in the area.Behramand Said and Malik Zia-ur-Rahim told TNN that the provision of natural gas would prove as alternate source of power and reduce cutting of woods in the mountainous region of Dir.