Govt to ensure accountability of corrupt mafia: CM

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan lamented that corrupt political mafias have plundered the national treasury during their previous governments which has left every child of the nation in debt. He promised that the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf will ensure accountability of these mafias and will recover the looted wealth at every cost.
Addressing a public gathering in Chitral the Chief Minister also said that Local Government elections will be held soon which will ensure devolution of power to grass root level establishing proper democratic norms by involving local citizens in the development of their respective areas.
Chief Minister during his one day visit to District Chitral inaugurated the reconstruction of 4.2 MW Reshun Hydel Power Project which was destroyed in the 2015 floods. The project will be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 806 Million and will be completed by June 2020 benefitting approximately 16,000 local residents.
The Chief Minister during his visit also inaugurated Government Girls Degree College in Drosh, PMRU Cell in the Deputy Commissioner office Lower Chitral and also distributed cash Cheques among the Village Wildlife Conservation Committees. The Chief Minister also awarded certificates for handling and taking over of land to the Kalash Community for graveyard purposes and also distributed cash cheques among those affected from the floods this year.
According to details, every year hunting permits are awarded through a bidding process which generates Millions in revenue of which majority of the amount is awarded to the Village Conservation Committees for carrying out developmental works such as awarding of scholarships, financial assistance to medical patients, hiring of teachers at community level.