KP CM agrees on creating more tehsils in Abbottabad

Staff Reporter

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Wednesday agreed in principle to the proposal of creating new tehsils and subdivisions in district Abbottabad and directed the quarters concerned to complete home work in consultation with the elected representatives of the district and come up with final recommendations to this effect.

He was presiding over a meeting with the parliamentarians of Hazara region held here to review the progress on developmental projects. Besides Speaker Provincial Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, cabinet members Haji Qalander Lodhi, Akbar Ayub, Ahmad Hussain Shah, Taj Muhammad Tarand, other members of provincial assembly from Hazara region, administrative secretaries of concerned departments, Commissioner Hazara and other higher authorities attended the meeting.

The chief minister also directed the concerned quarter to present progress report on announcements made during his visits to various districts of Hazara region. The chief minister has constituted a committee headed by Commissioner Hazara to come up with a way forward for the completion of incomplete projects under ERRA and PERRA in the region. In order to strengthen Police in Hazara region, the chief minister directed the concerned authorities to speed up recruitment process against the already sanctioned posts for certain districts of the region, and to prepare SNEs for creation of new posts of police personnel for rest of the districts.

The meeting was given a detailed briefing about the implementation status on decisions taken in the last meeting held under the chair of chief minister regarding developmental projects and public issues of the region.