Development of tribal districts govt top priorities

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Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that incumbent government as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan is working under short term and long term planning for sustainable development of all tribal districts including Orakzai adding that it was the top most priority of the government to address the decades old deprivations of tribal people and to bring in a visible change in their lives.

He said that the initiatives taken by the government in merged areas have resulted in significant improvement and people of the area would benefit from the outcomes of these initiatives very soon further adding that the provincial government was also taking steps to provide employment opportunities to local people by exploring the tourism potentials of tribal districts.

This he said while talking to a delegation of PTI workers from District Orakzai which called on him here the other day.

The delegation headed by Member of Provincial Assembly Ghazan Jamal discussed various matters related to the preparations for the second phase of upcoming local body elections.

The delegates thanked the provincial government especially the Chief Minister for record development works in District Orakzai and invited the Chief Minister to visit to the district.

The chief minister accepted the invitation and said that he will soon pay a detailed visit to district orakzai where he will meet with elders and consult them in order to resolve the public issues on sustainable basis.

The Chief Minister said that newly appointed provincial president of PTI will visit all the districts of the province and hold consultative meetings with workers to reorganize the party at grass root level.

The chief minister made it clear that in the second phase of elections, party tickets would be awarded in consultation with party workers purely on merit and competency adding that the mistakes made in the first phase of local body elections would not be repeated.

He urged upon party workers to fully support the party candidates in upcoming local body elections and set aside their personal likes and dislikes and move on collectively to achieve the goal. Mahmood Khan appreciated the unity and consensus among the party workers in district Orakzai and hoped that they will show the same spirit and unity in future.

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