Peshawar: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf will fulfil all the promises it has made to the people and materialize its electoral manifesto at all costs, adding that all the impediments in the way of better public service delivery will be removed, all the basic amenities of life will be provided to the people at their door steps by devolving administrative and financial powers to grass root level through a new local government system; and accountability will be carried out across the board through an independent and autonomous accountability commission.
He expressed these views while talking to media persons after meeting the newly elected member provincial assembly from PK27 Jamshed Khan Mohmand at Shergarh Mardan last night. The Chief Minister felicitated the newly elected MPA, Jamshed Khan
for his success in the by-elections and paid tribute to his martyred brother Imran Khan Mohmand for his social and political services.
Besides elites of the locality, special assistant to chief minister, Zai Ullah Afridi, MPA, Ishtiaq Urmar, Commissioner Mardan divisions, Kifayatullah Khan, DIG, Police, Mardan Mohammad Ali Baba Khel, Deputy Commissioner, Mardan Aamir Atif and others officers of district administration were also present on the occasion.
In his press talk the Chief Minister said that the establishment of a new accountability commission was in final stages adding that the proposed accountability commission would be fully independent and empowered to take action against anyone irrespective of his office and status even the Chief Minister if found involved in corruption, it will carry out accountability across the board and keep vigilant eye on corrupt elements both in public and private sectors to ensure a corruption free society.
According to the aspirations and expectations of the people, drastic reforms will be introduced in the existing system of education, health, police, patwar and other social service sectors to give maximum relief to the public; maintained the Chief Minister. Responding to a question, he said that the provincial government was ready for meaningful dialogue for the restoration of peace in the province but it is not possible unless and until there is peace in the adjacent tribal areas and Afghanistan because situations in the tribal areas and Afghanistan have a direct bearing on the situation in the province.
It is the problem of the whole country and not only of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there must be a national policy against terrorism and militancy; and this is the responsibility of the federal government to initiate the process to formulate a national policy taking all the stakeholders on board; continued the Chief Minister adding that the provincial government is ready to extend all types of support and cooperation to the federal government in this regard.