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New Balakot city to be built for quake survivors

ISLAMABAD: Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) and the affectees of 2005 earthquake on Monday reached an agreement through with ERRA will build new Balakot city for the quake survivors. According to the agreement, an apex committee headed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary would be formed to take measures for the new city. ERRA would provide Rs16bn for the construction of new Balakot city. As per agreement 6 per cent land for the new city would be retrieved from the encroachers; however DC…