MIR ALI: Several development schemes were inaugurated in Mir Ali sub-division of North Waziristan tribal district on Friday.
A ceremony in this regard was organised on Friday, where Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Communication Akbar Ayub inaugurated the development schemes.
The schemes inaugurated by the provincial minister included Moski Bypass, which will be completed with a cost of Rs54 million, and three-kilometre road in Barokhel. Akbar Ayub Khan also inaugurated work on Khadi bridge which will cost Rs198.87 million.
Speaking on the occasion, Akbar Ayub said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is committed to bring swift development in the tribal districts. He said the government is committed to improve the living standard of the people of the tribal districts and enable them to live a high-standard life. He said the provincial government has planned massive development schemes in the tribal districts which will be announced gradually.
Bannu Commissioner Adil Siddiq, Deputy Commissioner Abdul Nasir, Assistant Commissioner Taimoor Afridi, District Police Officer (DPO) Kifayatullah and other local notables were present on the occasion.
Open court in Khyber district
Deputy Commissioner Khyber tribal district Mehmood Aslam has said all the resources are being utilised to resolve the problems of people.
Addressing an open court, which was organised in Mallagori area on the directions of KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Friday, the deputy commissioner said the administration is taking steps to resolve the problems of the masses.
Assistant Commissioner Jamrud Saleem Jan Marwat, Political Tehsildar Shaharyar Khan Mohmand, District Health Officer Muhammad Ayub Afridi, District Education Officer Jadoon Khan Wazir, line officers, local elders and other people belonging to different walks of life attended the open court where people lodged a lot of complaints and their resolution was assured by concerned authorities.
The local elders informed the deputy commissioner about problems related to health, education, jobs, load-shedding, roads and other problems. Mehmood Aslam said he is well informed about the problems of the area and all these problems will be addressed. He issued directions to concerned departments to take steps for immediate resolution of problems faced by the people of the area.
The area elders appreciated the administration for arranging the open court and said it should be organised on regular basis to resolve problems faced by the people.