PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Housing and Works Akram Khan Durrani Tuesday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for approving Rs 715 million grant for upgradation and extension of Bannu Airport.
Talking to various delegations at his residence, he said A-320 and B-737 plans could land on the airport, adding that the airport would be a gift for local people.
He said now the local people would not have to travel to other cities for going abroad rather Bannu airport would reduces distances besides playing an important role in China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
He said that the federal government is utilizing all available resources for welfare and development of people of Bannu district. He said JUI-F would come up to the expectations of people and to be given mandate in next general elections.