Performer rulers failed to do anything for the betterment of the people

August 26, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that those who could not do anything for the betterment of the people in the last 66 years , have no right and justification to criticize the 60 days government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf adding that the former rulers of the province have given nothing to the people of the province except poverty, illiteracy, lawlessness, injustice and a culture of corruption.

He has said that the present provincial government is working on changing the 66 years old system of corruption, mismanagement and injustice which will take time but the PTI led coalition government will implement its change agenda at all costs and fulfil all the promises it has made to the people in the general elections.

He expressed these views while addressing a public gathering at Kalam, Sawat on the inaugural ceremony of two mini hydel power stations and a water supply scheme.

Besides PTI chairman, Imran khan and senior leader Jahangir Tareen, Senior provincial minister Sikandar Sherpao, Speaker Provincial assembly, Asad Qaiser, provincial ministers Mehmood Khan, MNA Murad Saeed, PMAs Khaliqur Rehman and Jafar Shah, Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arbab Shehzad, High ups of Energy and power Department and others were also present on the occasion.

The chief minister said that the provincial government had given policy guidelines to the provincial bureaucracy with regard to its change agenda and a dead line of 30thAugust has also been given regarding the implementation of the said agenda.

He said that as the after the deadline is over he would not sit in his office rather he would go out to see and check whether the agenda is being implemented or not adding that he will be carrying out surprise visits to all the parts of the province and will deal with the officials involved in corruption and male practices with iron hands.

Touching upon the proposed local government system of his government the chief minister said that the new local government system would empower the local community rather the MPAs and MNAs adding that the local community will have all the administrative and financial powers regarding the day today affairs.

Referring to the proposed reforms in education sector Mr. Khattak said that from the next academic session a uniform curriculum is being introduced in all the public and private schools in the province to eliminate the disparities between the rich and the poor in the society.

Earlier the chief minister formally inaugurate the rehabilitation/up gradation of Ashuran and Kalam mini hydel power stations and a water supply schemes through Sarhade Rural Support Porgramme which were non-functional for the last couple of years due to militancy and floods in the area.

On this the chief minister also announced to start work on the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Kalam road through National Highway Authority.