The federal government has expedited work on the construction of Expo Center in Peshawar to facilitate traders and business community of the province, reported Radio Pakistan.

A spokesman of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that the expo centre will be completed at a cost of two point five billion rupees by the end of this year.

The spokesman said the expo centre will comprise a Convention Center and two exhibition halls with necessary facilities.

The expo centre will enhance trade with Afghanistan and the Central Asian States besides promoting business activities and creation of jobs in the province.