PHC issues stay order against school teachers' polio duty

PESHAWAR: The Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court (PHC), Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth has directed the establishment of courts within the territorial limits of each newly merged tribal district at the earliest.

A statement was issued from the office of PHC registrar said that the construction of districts courts must be completed without any delay in order to comply with the judicial pronouncement of Supreme Court of Pakistan.

The PHC Chief Justice has hailed district judiciary in Bajaur for becoming a pioneer in setting up of courts within the territorial limits of district Bajaur in compliance with the order of Chief Justice PHC Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth.

A statement issued by Peshawar High Court said that after the erstwhile FATA merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court has directed establishment of courts in tribal districts at the earliest.

The PHC said it was a historic momentous event for a resident of Bajaur tribal district who ever since independence were governed by the Frontier Crimes Regulation would be vested with all the constitutional rights guaranteed to all the citizens of Pakistan.

The PHC has already set the district courts in makeshift arrangements in all the seven tribal districts. The court has issued letters to the KP government for fund allocation for the construction of judicial complexes and hiring of necessary staff.

Rukhshanda Naz suggests inclusion of Merged District in KP Youth Policy

PESHAWAR: Dr Rukhshanda Naz, Ombudsman Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Wednesday suggested the inclusion of merged district in the implementation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa youth policy.

The government, she said, was building social welfare complexes in each merged district, where, she recommended create dedicated space for youth counselling and skill development and interactions.

Addressing a dialogue in a local university Representatives of government she said it is high time that a time-bound implementation plan of the KP youth policy 2016 is forwarded to make the best use of the youth policy which was approved in 2016.


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