PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has completed regional geochemical exploration covering an area of 70,000 square kilometer in the province.
According to official sources, for the promotion of large scale mining , fifteen exploration blocs of metallic minerals including precious minerals and gemstones have been identified and delinated in District Chitral.
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Similarly seven exploration blocs have been identified in Hazara division .
Link roads have also been constructed to provide easy access to the mines.