Peshawar: The Apex Committee of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in its 28th meeting held under the chairmanship of Governor Barrister Masood Kausar has expressed the determination to ensure complete sustenance in the ongoing steps for restoration of un-hindered normalcy in civic life; rehabilitate the damaged infrastructure and further accelerate the pace of development both in the province and FATA.
The meeting, attended by the Chief Minister, Mr. Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Corps Commander Peshawar, Lt. General Asif Yasin Malik, IGFC, Maj. General Nadir Zeb, Chief Secretary, Ghulam Dastagir Akhtar, igfc, Maj. Gen. Nadir Zeb, IGP, Mr. Fiaz Ahmad Khan Toru, Additional Chief Secretary FATA, Mr. Fazal Karim Khattak and the Provincial Additional Chief Secretary, Mr. Attaullah Khan beside others while highly appreciating the pace of successes of security forces in overcoming terrorism and militancy, further noted with satisfaction that the achievements of the security forces in curbing subversive activities both in the province and FATA have indeed prove highly helpful in maintaining pace of development activities.
“We fully appreciate the support and cooperation of the people of the Malakand Division of the province as well as FATA in particular in making all this possible and they would definitely be benefited because of maintenance of peace and speedy normalization of daily life in their in their respective areas” it was stated. The state of preparedness of the government departments in facing expected flood threats also came under discussion and the director generals of the provincial as well as the FATA Disaster Management authorities briefed the participants about the salient features of their action plans to meet any eventuality as well in this respect.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said, the state of the successes of the government which one sees in the province and now in FATA too, towards normalization of life have no doubt been made possible at a heavy cost and we fully acknowledge and recognize the great sacrifices, which our security forces as well as the people at large have been offering for ensuring better future for the motherland. Despite many hardships, spread over years, the Governor said, the encouraging aspect of the scenario is that the implementation on government sponsored projects has also continued especially in FATA and keeping in view this very fact that the government has allocated Rs. 15 billions as budgetary allocations for FATA during the current financial year.
The pace of progress for maintenance of writ of the government, he remarked, will also prove further helpful in ensuring judicious utilization of resources and rapid socio-economic development process in accordance with the aspirations of the people. The efficient role of the nation building departments, the Governor pointed out, is equally important side by side to the efficient administrative arrangements to achieve the desired goal of ensuring stable and secured civic life in the society and there exists every hope that this aspect would continue to get due importance in future as well.
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