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AJK Minster for Finance Dr. Najeeb Naqi says over twenty-three billion rupees have been allocated for Annual Development Programme of the next fiscal year.  

Addressing post-budget news conference in Muzaffarabad on Friday, he said communication, tourism and hyrdro-power sectors have been given special attention to make the state economically stable and overcome unemployment.

The Minister said under the first phase of CPEC, Mansehra-Muzaffarabad-Mirpur-Mangla Expressway will be constructed at a cost of 142 billion rupees.

He said Lower Toppa Kohala Expressway is part of Federal Development Program costing over 20 billion rupees. The Minister said Special Economic Zone status has been given to Mirpur under CPEC.

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