Development schemes in KP reviewed

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Timeline for execution of a host of development schemes in the far and widths of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was chalked out in a high level meeting co-chaired by KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and Federal Minister Umar Ayub Khan in Islamabad Friday evening. The schemes were related to supply of natural gas, electricity, infrastructure and communication in far flung areas like Chitral, Shangla, Buner, Dir, Bajaur, Hangu, Khyber, Waziristan, D.I Khan, Swabi and Peshawar. Federal Minister Murad Saeed, KP Finance Minister Taimur Salim Jagrha, KP Minister for Communication and Works MNA Sher Ali Arbab, Secretary Finance KP Shakeel Qadir Khan, heads and senior officers of PESCO, TESCO, SNGPL, NHA and Communication Ministry participated. Drawing a broad picture of the development initiatives, the Chief Minister KP briefed the participants about government’ priorities stressing practical steps producing tangible results and meeting the deadlines. He therefore invited the heads of these organizations to timely point out any and every bottleneck so that wastage of time is avoided and these schemes are timely completed. He stressed that the people of these remote areas of the Province particularly those of the newly merged districts have suffered a lot and now is the timely they are urgently provided all basic amenities of lives at their door steps.

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