The administration of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has devised a plan to build an international cricket stadium in Kalam, a popular tourist destination in Swat area.
The contract has been awarded and very soon chief minister of the province will formal ground breaking of the project.
The proposed stadium would be built on 120 acres of land that are already available. In two years, the project would be completed at a cost of Rs. 358 million. According to an official release, the proposed stadium will have a capacity of 6,000 spectators, among other amenities.
To preserve the natural beauty of the location, artificial wood will be used in the majority of the stadium’s construction. The planned Kalam cricket stadium design was presented at a meeting to monitor progress on the proposed project, which was chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
A good piece of land covering over 600 kanals was available at Kalam for the construction of sports infrastructure, with only 120 acres necessary for the stadium, according to the conference.
All pre-requisites for the formal ground breaking of the Kalam cricket stadium have been met, allowing actual construction on the project to begin immediately.
The development of a state-of-the-art cricket stadium will boost the provincial economy, provide work opportunities for locals, and promote other sports. The provincial government is trying to build a number of sports centers across the province.
On the access property, Mahmood Khan directed the authorities to prepare plans for a football stadium and park.