The parties in the PDM ruled for 70 years but did nothing but corruption. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan’s visit to Mardan, inauguration of several development projects, Rs 2 billion for various road projects in Mardan in the next budget. Allocation of Rs. 1.20 billion for various works in Bacha Khan Medical Complex and Rs. 50 crore for setting up of Keith Lab. Phase feasibility for construction of Katling Tajlala Expressway has been announced.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan on Tuesday paid a one-day visit to Mardan district and inaugurated several development projects besides announcing new development projects worth billions of rupees for Mardan district. Apart from the Safe City project, the Chief Minister inaugurated the newly constructed administration block and gymnasium at Bacha Khan Medical Complex while also formally launching the Health Card Plus Scheme for 100% of the population of Mardan.
The first phase of Safe City project has been completed at a cost of Rs. 13 million under which 72 CCTV cameras have been installed at 16 different locations of the district headquarters. The construction of gymnasium at Bacha Khan Medical Complex has cost Rs. 70 million while the construction of administration block has cost Rs. 49 million.
Under the Health Card Plus Scheme, 575,000 families in Mardan District will be provided free medical treatment.
During his visit, the Chief Minister in the next financial year’s development program for various road projects in Mardan district in addition to a package of Rs 2 billion for the provision of various medical facilities in the Bacha Khan Medical Complex Rs 1.20 billion, Benazir Bhutto. He announced Rs 1.5 billion for Pads Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital and Rs 50 crore for Keith Lab at Bacha Khan Medical Complex.
The Chief Minister also announced construction of Tehsil Complex building for newly established Tehsil Garhi Kapoor, setting up of two degree colleges in Mardan and feasibility study for construction of Katling to Jalala Expressway. At the request of the people, the Chief Minister directed the district administration to take necessary steps to name Bab Mardan after Hazrat Omar Farooq and also to name the intersections after other Companions.
Apart from Federal Minister Ali Muhammad Khan, members of the provincial cabinet Timur Saleem Jhagra, Kamran Bangash, Ziaullah Bangash and elected members of the provincial assembly from Mardan were also accompanying the chief minister. Criticizing the party, he said that Pakistan Democratic Moment is a bunch of politically rejected people and the parties involved in it ruled the country for seventy years but they did nothing for the poor people except looting the country’s wealth and building their properties abroad. ۔
They have no concrete agenda. They are unjustifiably criticizing the present government just to save their corruption. Sometimes they talk of resignations and sometimes of long marches but they can’t do anything. These are the spent cartridges, the people have rejected them and all their meetings have failed miserably. The Chief Minister said that in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, some in the name of Islam and some in the name of Pakhtuns betrayed the people of the province due to which the conscious people of the province trusted PTI and gave it a two-thirds majority.
Mehmood Khan further said that due to the corruption of the previous rulers, the country’s economy was ruined and the country was mired in debt, but the current government under the leadership of Imran Khan to stabilize the country’s economy as well as provide maximum relief to the people and inflation. Is taking steps to control the situation which will soon improve.
He said that at present Imran Khan is the only leader who can take the country out of all kinds of crises because he thinks of the country and the nation while the PDM people are only thinking of elections because they are just hungry for power. Referring to the forthcoming Senate elections, the Chief Minister said that he fully supports the Prime Minister’s stand of holding Senate elections through show of hands, our members are not Assembly sellers, the show is from the opposition. Opposition to the election through off-hands makes it clear that these people want an election or an election.
The Chief Minister said that the present government has made the province a cradle of peace. Now not only peace has been established in the former tribal areas but also tourism activities have started while tourism activities in other parts of the province have increased manifold to the credit of Imran Khan’s leadership. The province is working on a number of important and historic projects in the fields of communication, industry, tourism, energy and others, the completion of which will make the province a hub for industrial activities and international trade.
Describing the Health Card Plus Scheme as a flagship scheme of the provincial government, he said that this scheme was an important and historic step towards fulfilling the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for the establishment of a welfare state. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister administered oath of office to the newly elected officials of Mardan Press Club and also announced a grant-in-aid of Rs 5 million for the Press Club.