To make provisional capital a safer city, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to execute the Peshawar Safe City project in different phases.
During the first phase, the project will be started as a pilot project from Hayatabad which will be extended to other areas of the city in the next phases.
The top-notch meeting was attended by Provincial Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra and Special Assistant to KP CM on Information, Barrister Mohammad Ali Saif, Chief Secretary Dr. Shehzad Bangash, Inspector General of Police Muazzam Jah Ansari, Principal Secretary to CM Amjad Ali Khan, Secretary finance Ikramullah Khan, Secretary Home Khushal Khan, Capital City Police Officer Muhammad Ijaz and other concerned officials. Although the the implementation of the pilot project would be finalized within a week while consultancy for the implementation of the pilot project would be completed within a month. The decision abouth the project would be implemented through open tendering. A preliminary survey of Hayatabad has already been completed. As per the survey report, about 500 CCTV cameras would be installed at 96 different points of Hayatabad while 56-km long fibre optic cable would be laid to integrate the CCTV cameras. On the occasion, the Chief Minister directed the quarters concerned to advertise consultancy for the pilot project as soon as possible, adding that execution of safe city project was imperative so as to make Peshawar a safe city.