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KP govt inaugurates chairlift in Malam Jabba ski resort

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PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has opened the chairlift in the scene Malam Jabba valley in Swat after a span of more than eight years.

While inaugurating the chairlift, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that they are making efforts to increase tourism in the area, and will establish similar projects in feasible locations across the province.

Chief Minister K-P Pervez Khattak was also present on the occasion along with cabinet members who took the inaugural ride on the chairlift.

The 800 metre project was completed in 53 days at the cost of one billion rupees.

The scenic hill station of Malam Jabba is located 314 km from Islamabad, and is home to the only ski resort in Pakistan. It was developed with assistance from the government of Austria to provide facilities for winter sports and adventure tourism.

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