Road completed on Self Help basis

 Road Made on self help basis at Garamchishma.

By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi

CHITRAL:  Road made on self help basis at Garamchishma some 45 KM from here. Shahzada Amanur Rehman was chief guest on the occasion who donated land worth of millions of rupees for this road. Cheerweel road was first link road of the valley since creation of Pakistan. Some 8000 population were totally deprived from road in past and they were carrying their patients on shoulder (cot) to hospital because there was no road for vehicle transportation. Residents of  the area also jubilated on construction of this road. A function was also held in this regard under the chair of Shahzada Amanur Rehman. The speakers thanked and paid rich tribute to Amanur Rehman for donating his land for their link road and termed it first mailing stone of  development of the valley consisting on 8000 population.  A female student said that due to no road people of the valley especially women folk were facing great problems because of no facility of transportation and in case of emergency women patients were facing great problems. They were shifting to hospital carrying in a cot on  shoulders she added. During the festival residents of the area presented traditional gifts to Chief guest and other elites of the area. A music program was also held during the function and local people were expressing their pleasure on contraction of this road.  Khateeb Mulvi Rehmat Hussain said that this is a Sadqa Jaria (continue beneficial) and we should to follow this good trend by donating our lands for roads and ways.


Addressing on the occasion Shahzada Amanur Rehman said that our forefathers also serving the people and we will maintain it. He stressed upon the local people to strengthen their unity and work together for development. Because only dedication, commitment and devotion is the way for development and eradicating poverty and backwardness he added. Those who spoke on the occasion were Muhammad Wali, Abdul Muhammad principal Govt. Higher Secondary School Garamchishma, Muhammad Hussain, Islamuddin principal Pamir Degree College, Rehmat Hussain, Khateeb Jamia Masjid, Naseer Ahmad Khan etc.   A large number of people belonging to all walks of life participated in opening ceremony of road and function. It is worth to mention here that Cheerweel valley is situated on  height in mountains series and people of the area were carrying edible things on their back and were facing great problems.

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