Corps Commander Lieutenant- General Khalid Rabbani said on Sunday the army was working on nation building projects in the areas cleared by security forces through operations in Malakand division and Fata.
This he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Model School Wadudia, reconstructed by the Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers at Mingora in Swat district, according to an official statement.
A modern school, with the latest Information Technology equipment and science lab, was constructed in less than a year under the United Arab Emirate’s Pakistan Assistance Programme. The army has undertaken work on 75 social sector projects, comprising 49 educational, two health and 24 water supply schemes in Malakand, Swat. Local labour force was employed for the construction of these projects, which helped them earn livelihood, the statement added.The corps commander appreciated the efforts of the army engineers for reconstruction in a short time.