Political awareness, discipline of PTI workers much better than other parties: CM

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister KP Pervez Khattak Friday said that though PTI is a new party but the political awareness and discipline of its workers much better than other parties and with the passage of time it will witness further improvement.

He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of PTI Lakki Marwat here on Friday. The delegation apprised him of some problems of the residents of Lakki city as well as gave him suggestions for accelerating the pace of work on development schemes. The delegation was headed by Mansoor Kamal Khan Marwat, son of ex-minister and veteran politician late Anwar Kamal Khan and has recently joined the PTI.

The CM highly commended the leading role of PTI workers in implementing the important health programme of Sehat Ka Insaf. He said that they had proved that though PTI is a new political party, but the political awareness and discipline of its workers is better and exemplary from that of other political parties.

He said that this unique quality has been accepted by all, saying his party workers did not believe in the politics of plots and permits, which was the tradition of the past rulers and political workers were used to be nourished as white elephants on public exchequer.

He said that the people were fed up of the past political gratitude had voted PTI into power and if we also failed in accomplishing the agenda of change as per vision of Imran Khan and party manifesto then our fate will not be different from other political parties.

He said that the time had come that for the accomplishment of set goals, the party workers should set aside their internal differences to join hands for the achievement of 100 per cent results. The Chief Minister urged the party workers to serve the people with a spirit of devotion and hold constant contacts and meetings with party leaders and members of the national and provincial assemblies concerned on regular basis, which he said is a pre-requisite for political training and discipline.

He assured that the provincial government will play its role in efficient manner and in light of the public mandate will leave no stone unturned to eliminate corruption from society and officialdom. Similarly, he said transparent and judicious utilization of development funds will also be guaranteed.

He said that besides Peshawar, the pace of development process is being accelerated throughout the province and small and medium mega schemes have also been initiated.

Talking about health, cleanliness and drinking water facilities in the city, he said though maximum improvement has been witnessed, but for getting better results most of the responsibilities of Municipal Corporation are being handed over to a separate company on pattern of developed countries, which will bring 100 per cent improvement in the situation.

Furthermore, he said work on Green and Clean Peshawar Project is also in progress and we are seeing greenery and flowers on both sides of the highways and parks of the city in the current spring, which will get phase-wise growth.

The Chief Minister urged the party workers to keep close contacts with the people and also dispatch their problems to complaint cell. For this purpose, he said besides Chief Minister’s Secretariat, complaint cells have also been established at district administration and departments’ levels.

He assured the resolution of all education, health, drinking water and cleanliness problems in the city on priority basis and in this regard issued on spot directives to concerned authorities.

The delegation while appreciating the effective role of chief minister for abolition of corruption according to the vision of PTI Chief Imran Khan and implementation of the agenda of change assured full cooperation.

Pervez Khattak acknowledged the political awareness of Marwats and said he was personally indebted to them as they supported PTI and voted our candidate to success in by-election as well at the time when our party was in stage of evolution there.

He assured that pace of development in Lakki Marwat would also geared up after focusing all attention on eradication of corruption and improving performance of institutions including schools and hospitals.

Source: APP