ABBOTABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government – led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf – has rooted out corruption and mismanagement and introduced fundamental changes in the system of governance, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday.
Addressing gatherings at Dalola and Beerot in Bakot Circle of Galiyat, Khattak listed projects launched by his government and said that education, health, industrial and police departments had been transformed.
Khattak said the provincial government had introduced a law to curb illegal logging, while launching a project to increase the area under forest cover.
New economic zones, he said, had been created, allowing investors a 25 per cent rebate on electricity tariff in addition to other incentives.
He also announced setting up two degree colleges in the Bakot area, besides upgrading a higher secondary school in Boi village to intermediate level in addition to the creation of a new tehsil in Abbottabad.
A network of roads was being built to promote domestic tourism, and the projects included Kohala-Nathiagali Road, Kohala-Garhi Habibullah Road and Kohala-Thandiani Road.
At Sherwan, the CM announced that a small dam would be built in Chamak Maira village at a cost of Rs1.8 billion.
In preparation of Raiwind march
PTI leaders have started holding corner meetings across the province, preparing party workers for the upcoming Raiwind march likely to be held on September 30.
PTI’s regional president Shah Farman and Mardan district lawmakers, including Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan, MNA Muhammad Ali, MPA Iftikhar Mashwani attended a meeting on Sunday.
Addressing the gathering, Shah Farman said that PTI was determined to bring the issue of Panama Papers to its logical end.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 26th, 2016.
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