PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan said on Tuesday here that Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government will setup a foundation for welfare of disabled, orphans and widows to take full advantage of their potential.
Addressing a function in connection with World Disability Day here at Nishtar Hall, he said that PTI Government would extend full support to orphans, windows and persons with disabilities and will make them useful citizens of the society.
He said that 80,000 people including persons with disability, orphans and widows required financial help and assistance in the province.
In the first year, he said, support would be provided to 26,000 such persons while 40,000 would be benefited in second year while the remaining 14,000 would be facilitated in the third year.
Imran Khan said PTI was striving hard to provide support to the poor segments of the society, saying that his party was struggling for such a system where every person get dignified jobs, employment, education and health facilities.
“People would see positive change almost in every sector after every month, he said, adding zero tolerance has been adopted against corruption and strict action would be taken against corrupt officials.
He said corruption was a serious ailment that would be uprooted, adding if any minister of KP cabinet was found involved in corruption or corrupt practices, would be dealt with iron hands and will face strict accountability. In fact, he was of the view that problems of unemployment, corruption and price hike could be addressed by eliminating corruption. He said elimination of corruption was must to restore confidence of investors.
Imran Khan said an independent accountability institution are being constituted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ensure a transparent and well-developed system and to eliminate corruption and would be a role model for other provinces. He said PTI Local Govt system would be an exemplary and a role model.
Imran Khan said PTI believed in good governance and transparency and political interference in Police Department and civil bureaucracy have strongly been discouraged. Leaders and workers of PTI in large number attended the function.