Peshawar—Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has underlined the need of reforms, strengthening of institutions and elimination of corruption as indispensible for translating the agenda of change into reality to provide relief to the common man.
This he said while addressing as chief guest at the ground breaking ceremony of improvement and widening of GT Jamrud Road in Peshawar Wednesday. Provincial Ministers, Parliamentarians and high ranked government officers attended the ceremony. Senior Minister and Minister for Local government Inayat Ullah Khan and DG PDA Muhammad Saleem Watto also addressed the ceremony.
The CM formally laid foundation stone of the project on the occasion. He lauded the vision and efforts of local government minister for the development and beautification of Peshawar. Addressing the ceremony, the Chief Minister stressed the need of collective vision, judicious use of national resources and quality of development work to achieve the goal of national development and prosperity.
The Chief Minister said that without checking political interference in the affairs, rectification of the system was not possible. He asked the elected representatives to abstain from interference and play the role of monitor and contribute in ensuring merit and provision of justice to the people. He appealed to the masses to play their active role in identification of wrong doers in the society.
Referring to the steps being taken for the uplift of the provincial metropolis the CM said that record developmental works had been done in short span of time. He elaborated that the provincial government was interested in projects, which apart from developmental was also capable of generating income.
The CM said that the roads on banks of canal in Peshawar were constructed to solve traffic problems in the city. He further said that work on northern bypass road was in full swing. Similarly he said that food street would be established at Hayatabad in April this year.