- Directs for speeding up work on Warsak lift Irrigation system project to improve the flow of water to bring more barren land under cultivation.
PESHAWAR, April 11: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak says the provincial government has the capacity to put the province on track of sustained economic growth. The reforms introduced in health and education, the revamping of public sector institutions and their capacity building are vital to achieve the much desired goal of making this province a resource rich federating unit that will be the future of the people in a changed circumstances. He was talking to John Wall former Country Director World Bank Pakistan.
The CM said it is the environment that creates “brain and heart commitment and resolve” that bring along in agenda for change this is what his government is working on. He referred to certain legislation’s including right to information, right to services, education and health sector reforms and added that a shift in policy took place from mere rhetoric and drain of resources to spending on reforms, revitalization of institutions and governance related issues. It is a pro poor policy of the government to raise their living standard. He said that the billion tree Tsunami launched by his government was being monitored to pay our share in settling the global environmental degradation.
John Wall former country director World Bank Pakistan assured the bank support in the infrastructure building damaged by the Afghan refugees and highly appreciated the provincial government agenda for a change and termed it a government that is truly empowering the people.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister has directed for speeding up work on the Warsak Lift Irrigation system project to improve the flow of water to ensure reasonable amount of water to bring more barren land under cultivation. He was chairing a meeting attended by Shah Farman and Superintending Engineer Shabir and others. -PR