CM announces special package for road infrastructure, water supply schemes for Mohmand
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has said that tribal districts were replete with precious mineral resources and provincial government was working to utilize these resources for the development of these districts.
He categorically stated that these resources belong to the people of the merged districts and they have the right on these resources.
He assured the tribal people that all the developmental initiatives for these areas would be initiated with the consultation of the local people.
He expressed these views while addressing a public gathering at Ghalanai, District Mohmand on Monday.
The Chief Minster said "Local government system is being introduced in the tribal districts for the provision of better municipal services to the people while Jirga system will remain intact to resolve the minor issues of the tribal people there and then."
He said that WAPDA authorities have already been directed to recruit local people against the non-technical positions under Mohmand Dam Project. He said that under Mohmand Dam Project, various development schemes at a cost of Rs. 4 billion were being launched in consultation with the local people.
Mahmood Khan said that a special complaint cell has been set up in the Chief Minister Secretariat to address the grievances of the people of merged areas and to resolve their issues in timely manner and added that through the complaint cell the people of area communicate their complaints to Chief Minister Office directly.
He assured that all such complaints would be resolved within 24 hours. Mahmood Khan added that a water supply scheme for upper Mohmand will be started very soon.
He further stated that a major water supply scheme for the Ghalanai Headquarter from Sro Killi would also be initiated for which consultancy firm has already been hired.
The Chief Minister also announced hundred solar tube wells, four irrigation tube wells, Special packages for road infrastructure, Upgradation of Mamad Gut and Yaka Ghund Grid Stations and Rs2 million Special Grant for Ghalanai Press Club District Mohmand.
Chief Minister said people of District Mohmand would soon get good news regarding the establishment of a University Campus in Mohmand. - APP