The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan has said the PTI would contest the second phase of local bodies election with full preparations and would achieve great success with the support of public. He said that mistakes made in the first phase of the local bodies elections would not be repeated.
He was talking to T\two separate delegations of elders from Chitral that called on him on Friday and discussed with him public issues of their respective areas and matters related to preparations for the upcoming local bodies elections. The delegation of Dir Lower was led by member National Assembly Sahibzada Sibghatullah where as delegation of Chitral was led by the Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Minority Affairs Wazirzada. On this occasion, independent candidate for Tehsil Chairman from Tehsil Khaal, Shah Khalid announced to abdicate in favor of PTI candidate Akhoon Zada Ishfaq ur Raheem.
Similarly, candidate of Pakistan Rah-e-Haq Party for Tehsil Chairman from Drosh Lower Chitral, Zia-ud-Din has announced to abdicate in favor of PTI candidate Haji Sultan and ANP candidate for Tehsil Chairman from Mastooj Upper Chitral, Faiz-ur-Rahman has announced to abdicate in favor of PTI candidate Sardar Hakeem.
Talking to the delegates, t He thanked the candidates who abdicated in favor of PTI candidates and said that their decision was absolutely right for the wellbeing of their areas. The chief minister said that his government was working for the uniform development of all the districts of province adding that during the last three and a half year uniform development activities have been carried out across the province including merged areas. He continued that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has become the most popular political party of Pakistan and Imran Khan was the only leader who has raised voice for Islam and Khatme Nabuwat at all international forums adding that now world leaders were endorsing the stance of Imran Khan regarding Islamophobia. He said that some political elements were afraid of Imran Khan’s increasing popularity and propagating negatively against him.