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KP cabinet summoned in tribal districts for second time

Staff Reporter

Peshawar

A session of provincial cabinet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has been summoned on one of the tribal districts for the second time on Monday (tomorrow). Following directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan summoned a session of provincial cabinet in Mohmand on April 15.
The cabinet will discuss four-point agenda including amendments in regulations for judicial academy and provincial ombudsman.
The cabinet is likely to approve scholarships for higher education department and fundings to Pakistan-Austria Institute. Besides chairing the cabinet session, CM Mahmood Khan will also inaugurate the employment scheme for tribal youths on Monday.
On March 19, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan had directed the concerned authorities to speed up the process of self-employment scheme for tribal youth for which an amount of more than one billion rupees has been allocated. Mehmood Khan said the government was committed to bring tribal districts at par with developed districts of the province.
Chairing a meeting of the provincial cabinet in Peshawar, he said rehabilitation and reconstruction of newly tribal districts was among top priorities of the government to remove sense of deprivation of tribesmen. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM said the process of solarisation of mosques, schools and other developmental projects in tribal districts should be accelerated. The meeting decided to acquire land for industrial estate in tribal belt.—INP