No one should use IDPs issue of political point scoring, Governor

Peshawar: Governor Khyber Pukhunkhwa Sarda Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said that take care of IDPs is a national responsibility of both provincial and federal government therefore there should be no point scoring on the issue.

Talking to media in Charssada after visiting of District Medical and Rehabilitation Center established by CHEF on Thursday, governor said federal government are paying billions of Rs to IDPs in form of cash as well as food ration while they are being provided residence in Baqakhel camp to take care to them.

However, he said that provincial infrastructure is being used in form of hospitals, schools and Bazars but still federal government is helping to up grad hospitals in Bannu by providing medicines and doctors.

He said this is not an issue that should be used for political point scoring rather united we could better serve the displaced people who have left their homes for the sake of whole.

Later addressing a tribal Jirga at Agency Headquarter of Aurazai Agency governor said that tribal people have been facing great troubles and agonies but their hard time will soon come to an end as they will soon return to their homes.

“ this is my promise that people of Aurakzai agency would be the first to go back to their homes after restoration of durable peace which is hopefully be restored after completion of military operations in Fata,” he assured.

Governor also announced to construct Zera to Daburi a 60 kilometer road via Meshta Mela besides directing completion of agency headquarter hospital within sixth months and make this health facility within this time.

He said that all roads and water schemes would be completed in the agency through Area Development Program which is like a project to prioritize the backward areas and construct water schemes and roads on demand basis.

He said that a feasibility study would also be conducted to utilize local coal for power generation to fulfill the electricity demand of the agency.

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