Criterion TV network always keen to bring most talk of the town issues to its audience in this context new program has been formulated with the name of Gal Waley Di. In our first program we are going to address basic issue of Abbottabad City which is cumbersome Traffic. The City become worst cities of the country known for frequent traffic jams that stretch for hours. Abbottabad is a city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan, north of Islamabad on the Karakoram Highway. The town is at an altitude of 1250 m (4150 feet) and gets quite a lot of Pakistani tourism, mainly people escaping the hot season in nearby Islamabad, Rawalpindi or Peshawar. The town was founded as a British district headquarters and military base in the 1850s. It was named for the founder, Major James Abbott (later General Sir James Abbott). At one time, the city was quite important as a transport hub, a stop on the main route north toward Gilgit and China. Its importance in this role has been somewhat diminished by the completion of the Karakoram Highway. Abbottabad is the junction from where you can go to places like Hunza, Gilgit, Skardu and Indus Kohistan, of the Karakoram Range. You can reach Swat, Swati Kohistan, Dir and Chitral of the Hindu Kush. And approach Naran, Saif-ul-Muluk, Shogran and Babusar Pass of the Himalayan Range. Neelum, Lipa and Jhelum Valley of beautiful Azad Kashmir are also connected through Abbottabad. Program Guest: Qari Rashid Mehmood is a well-known personality of Abbottabad, he indulged in politics since his student life and served in various political parties. Beside ex-member of District Council Abbottabad, he is also a reputable social worker and freelance journalist.

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