Pakistan to launch world’s longest and highest cable car project

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government of Pakistan has decided to set up a 14-kilometre long cable car, which will connect scenic tourist resort of Kumrat in Upper Dir with Madaklasht area of Chitral, at an estimated cost of Rs32 billion.

A KP government statement said that the decision was made in a meeting of the tourism department, chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and attended by Tourism Secretary Mohammad Abid Majeed and other senior officials.

The meeting gave go ahead to the department to carry out detailed feasibility study and engineering design of the project.