ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday released funds to initiate the construction of an airport in Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
An amount of Rs. 450 million rupees has been released for the acquisition of over 6000 kanals land for the airport.
An official of district administration said the revenue department had launched the process of land acquisition after the survey report by the Civil Aviation Authority.
CAA has selected a site in Tanawal area of Mansehra district for the construction of airport which was announced last year. The government will initiate the process of payments to landowners whose villages were acquired for the mega project.