Lawari Pass would be open for vehicular traffic on April 5. Tehsil Nazim Sartaj Ahmad Khan.
CHITRAL: Tehsil Nazim Chitral Sartaj Ahmad Khan while talking to APP disclosed that work on Lawari top for removing snow from the peak of Lawari pass is under process and Lawari top would be opened for vehicular traffic until April 5. He said that National Highway Authority clearing snow from the peak of Lawari pass and it would be open for light traffic on April 5 if the weather remained clear. He thanked SAMBU a Koran construction company for completing excavating work of the Lawari Rail tunnel timely and their fully cooperation with Chitral,s people. He also appreciated meritorious service of Project Director of Lawari Tunnel Engineer Abdus Samad for his keen interest and working day & night for timely completion of the tunnel and removing snow from Lawari pass. Sartaj Ahmad Khan said that due to cancellation of PIA flights continuously thousands of Chitrali passengers have been restrained between Chitral Peshawar and waiting for PIA flights while the traveling via Kunar Afghanistan is a lengthy way and taking long time. He said that Lawari top is the only and shortest route to Chitral as people are crossing Lawari pass by feet as a result a number of pedestals are dying. He also appeal high ups of NHA for early and timely opening of Lawari pass for all type of vehicular traffic.
Chitrali Military officer awarded Tamgha Basalat.
The first Chitrali officer Captain Ali Sarwar of Reshun was awarded Military medal “ Tamgah Baslat” for outstanding performance in security operation in different parts of the country. Tehsil Nazim Chitral Sartaj Ahmad Khan felicitated the military officer for earning this award.