Govt to remove backwardness of merged districts

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Zakat and Ushr Anwer Zaib Thursday said the PTI government was committed to removing the sense of deprivation of tribal people and expressed resolve to put the merged districts on the path of development before completion of the five-year term.

Addressing a consultative meeting with tribal elders in Dara Adam Khel, he said the government has initiated various development projects in merged districts on a priority basis, and soon the people would feel the real change in their respective areas.

He said that as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan prompt measures were being taken to put merged districts on the path of development and prosperity. The Minister said that the PTI government was given the mandate to ensure merit.—APP