(MENAFN – Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan chaired a consultative meeting of Members of the National Assembly and KP Councils from joint tribal districts in Peshawar on Saturday where annual development programs for tribal districts were discussed.
All MPs from the joint district including the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri attended the meeting.
The chief minister said while speaking at the meeting that the rapid development of tribal districts was one of the government’s top priorities. He said the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan took concrete steps to develop the tribal district.
Mehmood Khan said he personally monitored development projects in the merged areas. He said no compromise would be made on completing the construction project on time. He assured that all development projects in the combined area would begin after consultation with local MPs.
The chief minister said the government under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan completed the merger of Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in an appropriate manner. He said the merger benefits had already begun and more benefits would soon emerge.
Mehmood Khan said that although the government faces the problem of limited resources, it will not dampen the government’s determination to develop the merged regions. He said the consultation process with members of parliament from the merged regions would continue in the future. He said development projects identified by elected representatives would be included in the annual development program.
IGFC provides Rs100,000 for the care of sick girls
Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) South has provided Rs100,000 for the care of a 15-year-old sick girl in South Waziristan.
Local sources said the daughter of Sherpao Mehsud, a resident of Civil Lines Tank, had a tumor on his head and the poor man was unable to pay for his treatment. He had appealed to IGFC Grand General Azhar Abbasi, Deputy Commissioner of Tanks, Southern Sector Commander and wealthy people to help him with the treatment of his ailing doctor.
IGFC South after learning about this problem, IGFC South provided Rs 100,000 for the care of the girl.