KP deptts directed to frame rules under various acts within one month

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has given a final timeline to all departments to frame rules under the Acts passed by the provincial assembly during incumbent and previous government within one month in order to implement the laws in its true spirit for public welfare.

He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting of the provincial cabinet held here on Monday.

Cabinet members, Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, SMBR and administrative Secretaries attended the meeting.

Chief Minister stressed upon the cabinet members to effectively respond to negative propaganda and aware the masses about the steps of provincial government undertaken for the welfare of the masses.

He also directed the quarters concerned to select site on priority basis for establishment of Forensic Lab in the province.

The cabinet expressed its satisfaction over PTI Government’s victory in the cantonment Boards recent elections stating that the trend and mass support is indicative of PTIs Government performance.

Chief Minister added that masses support for provincial government is still intact and PTI will be triumphant in next general election as well.

Briefing the media about the decisions of the cabinet Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information, Higher Education, Kamran Bangash said that the cabinet was informed in detail about the acts passed and rules made under there during the tenure of the incumbent government.

From September 2018 till date, provincial Assembly passed 52 Acts, out of which rules have been formed and notified under 13 laws so far, rules are being framed under 29 laws whereas 10 Acts are statuary in nature which did not require Rules.

The cabinet also approved amendments in KPPRA Rules to ensure quality based procurements and timely disposal/leasing out of Government Assets.

The cabinet also approved Small Industries Development Board (SIDB) Service Rules and the chief minister directed the authorities concerned to brief the cabinet about the performance of the board.

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