Water Sports and Recreational Activities, At Chakdara
Chakdara is a town in Lower Dir District of Khyber PakhtunKhwa Province It is located north of Malakand agency on the north bank of the Swat River Chakdara had been an important Buddhist center and has historical remains of the Gandhara culture, Buddhist sites, and Hindu Shahi forts. It's located on the alternative CPEC route.
The provincial government intends to establish a tourist destination having basic recreational facilities for water sports such as; water rafting, boating and canoeing and entertainment areas for families.
The cost of all facilities for an adventure theme park will amount to Rs. 619 million. The total expected income amounts to Rs. 138.00 million annually. Commercially it has the strength to generate the desired level of revenues and can meet its investment costs in approximately five years period. The pre-feasibility of the proposed project has already been conducted.
In investment context, the proposed project will offer profitable returns in five years to the investors. All facilities provided will be a major source of generation of funds. Skilled and semi-skilled labour and construction material is already available in the area. Basic utilities like water, electricity, telephone and road network are accessible. The investor can change the scope of work with prior approval of the provincial government.
The project provides an opportunity for the donor agencies / investors for investment and to recoup the capital investment with profit. It can be executed through BOT or any mean mutually agreed by the provincial government and the investor. The project is open for all the state-owned, state-supported and private entities.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will facilitate investors for interaction with relevant agencies and is committed to partner with investor by providing all basic facilities in execution of the project. It will provide all legal and technical assistance to the investors. The government will provide assurance of money security. Moreover, the investors friendly security situation prevails in the province.