HARIPUR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khan Khattak has said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf would return to power again as it had delivered the way the having no match in the history of last seven decades. This he said while addressing a large gathering at the residence of Tehsil Naib Nazim, Syed Ahsan Ali Shah in Lora Chowk hereon Saturday. Former provincial minister Yousaf Ayub Khan, Advisor to CM on C&W Akbar Ayub Khan, Advisor to CM Mushtaq Ghani and other notables of the area were also present on the occasion. He said that when PTI came into power there were challenges of corruption, poor governance, nepotism, taking commission from govt projects, target killing, terrorism and kidnapping and badly damaged infrastructure. “Jobs were sold in govt departments, 10% commission was being taken from even road projects during the era of previous govt of Haider Hoti”, he accused adding that his party was voted to power only for bringing change, securing rights of common man. He told the gathering that as a
first step aiming to improve governance and introduce transparency which were the prerequisites for a developed nation, his party introduced remarkable legislation. He referred the Right to Services law as a key step towards ending the culture of corruption from govt departments. He accused the politicians of destroying the entire system of the country adding that during they kept on fooling the people by staging drams, and whatever we politicians have done to Pakistan during the last 70 years our Indian enemies could not do, he claimed. While holding the politicians responsible of all problems of the country, the CM did not desist from endorsing the statements of late Bengali leader Sheikh Mujeeb who accused politicians of Western Pakistan of usurping the rights of Bengalis. About the performance of his govt he claimed that during the last three years the PTI’s govt has brought to end the political interference in all government departments. “We have purged the police, education and health department of political meddling”, he added. He said that 40,000 new teachers and 1000 doctors were hired to meet the staff deficiency in public sector schools and hospitals and spent billions on providing missing facilities in the govt schools and healthcare facilities in the province. He urged the people to help the government in bringing change to the entire system and it was possible only when the people would come forward in the support of govt particularly ending the culture of corruption by pointing out corrupt officers and officials and recording their evidences against them. He said that the moto of PTI was not to
construct new buildings only but also to provide facilities to the already constructed buildings and whatever his govt was doing was to ensure fulfilling its promises of empowering common man who remained deprived of rights in the past. He said that the country was not meant for haves only but those of have nots were equally entitled for their fundamental rights and the PTI’s govt in line with the vision of its leader Imran Khan was committed to achieving these targets. Pervez Khan Khattak also announced Tehsil status for Khanpur Rs 150 millions for beautification of Haripur city, land for graveyards, expediting construction work on Rs 290 millions project of Women & Children Hospital.