Chief Minister KP approves construction of cricket stadium in Kalam Valley


Karachi: Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has approved the construction of a cricket stadium in Kalam Valley, ARY News reported.

According to the details, the Stadium will have a seating capacity of 20,000 spectators. The cost of its construction is estimated at Rs. 607 million.

‏وزیر اعلیٰ خیبر پختونخوا ‎محمود خان نے سوات کی خوبصورت سیاحتی وادی کالام میں کرکٹ سٹیڈیم تعمیر کرنے کی منظوری دے دی-سوات، کالام کرکٹ سٹیڈیم 607 ملین کی لاگت سے تعمیر کیا جائیگا.‎#KPKUpdates #KPSports

Posted by Mahmood Khan on Sunday, 11 October 2020

Kalam valley is located at distance of 99 kilometres (62 mi) from Mingora in the northern upper reaches of Swat valley along the bank of River of Swat in KP province of Pakistan.

It must be noted that Arbab Niaz stadium is also under renovation. Previously, the stadium had the capacity for only 14,000 people but after the renovation, it can gather around 35,000 people.

Read: Peshawar’s Arbab Niaz stadium not ready to host PSL 6 matches