Govt wants uplift of backward areas beyond politics: Mahmood


Staff Reporter


Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that economic stability and overall development of entire province including merged tribal districts is the priority of the provincial government. The provincial government of PTI has taken practical steps to stabilize the economy along with reforms in the province.
Chief Minister reiterated that for the economic stability of the province incumbent government has taken pragmatic steps, which include development of Special Economic Zones in the province, promotion of tourism, introduction of Insaf Rozgar Scheme, expansion of Sehat Insaf card across the province, establishment of Small Industrial Zones in tribal districts and Mohmand Marble City.
This he said while talking to MPAs at Chief Minister House Peshawar. Mahmood Khan made it clear that PTI is such a political party which for the first time taken practical steps for his vision of establishing of a welfare state.
He furthered that present government is focused on delivery of justice, rule of law and development of the marginalized section of the society. ’Provincial government has taken special measures for the uplift of backward and trivial sections of the society beyond politics’, he added.
Mahmood Khan stated that long term development and delivery of basic services in all the districts of the entire province is our top most priority. He said that special focus is being given for the promotion of health and education in the backward area of the province, special attention is being given for the development of newly merged Tribal Districts while focusing on education and healthcare facilities over there.
Chief Minister further said that completion of Peshawar to DI Khan Expressway will be made possible for the development of southern districts, which will not only provide the people with excellent traveling facilities, but will also provide businesses activities in the southern districts and access to major markets in the province.
The Chief Minister said that economy is the backbone for the development and prosperity of the province. We are making the province a center for trade activities nationally as well as internationally. He said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is rich in natural resources, while the provincial government is taking practical steps to utilize these resources for the improvement of economy.
Mahmood Khan said that the incumbent government has introduced tourism as an industry. He said that new tourists destination have been developed in terms of tourism in the province, international tourism will be promoted in the province, which is going to play a significant role in the economy of province.

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