Steps afoot for rapid uplift of merged districts


Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Local Government, Elections, Rural Development and Parliamentary Affairs Akbar Ayub Khan on Tuesday paid rich tribute to the people of the merged districts saying that Quaid-e-Azam rightly called them the sword-wielding arm of Pakistan.

“You zealous people have given practical proof of your courage and patriotism by combating every national challenge with smiling face”, he asserted and assured that the provincial government under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan is striving for the development of all these areas and sufficient resources have been allocated to bring it at par with developed part of the province.

He was talking to a delegation of elders from Mohmand district led by Malak Abbas Rehman, Member Provincial Assembly from Upper Mohmand, who called on him at the Local Government Secretariat Peshawar.—APP

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