Govt to provide best education

Minister said one thousand water courses have been built in an effort to stop wastage of water

Our Correspondent May 30, 2024


Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Revenue and Estate Nazir Ahmad Abbasi has said that the provincial government is trying to provide best facilities in the field of education and health.

“There is a significant improvement in the education and health sector in the province. It is being made possible to provide all kinds of facilities to the patients. It is the duty of the medical staff to focus on the care of the patients,” the minister said on Tuesday during his visit to the Ayub Medical Complex, Abbotabad.

The minister also visited the victims of the jeep accident and inquired about their health. In addition, he inspected various departments of the complex.

He said provincial government considered providing best health and education facilities as its first priority, vowing no compromise on it.

The minister directed the departments concerned to provide all facilities to the patients. “It is the duty of medical staff to provide best care to patients.”

Meanwhile, K-P Minister for Agriculture Sajjad Barkwal urged the officers of the department to handle government affairs and responsibilities with honestly and efficiently in the best interest of the people to complete the government projects in a timely manner with transparency and should start schemes on equal bases in all districts.

He expressed the view at a function organised in honour of Director General on Farm Water Management, Naseeb Rehman Khattak, who was retired on Monday.

The officers of the department participated in the function in large numbers. The minister further said that public money belongs to the public. “Every possible measure will be taken to spend the money on public projects.”

While talking about the importance of water, he said that 60 per cent of water is being wasted.

The minister said one thousand water courses have been built in an effort to stop wastage of water, adding plan to build more water courses was afoot. “Our land is more fertile than other provinces.”

Published in The Express Tribune, May 29th, 2024.


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