Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information and Public Relations, Mian Iftikhar Hussain has appealed all the political and linguistic groups in Karachi to work for restoration of peace and prosperity in Karachi and make it a city of lights once again. He said that whenever he heard the news of casualties in Karachi it deeply pained him as we considered all the citizens of Pakistan as brothers and sisters.
He was addressing the ANP workers convention at Madyan, Swat on Thursday. Provincial Ministers; Ayub Khan Ashari, Wajid Ali Khan, MPAs Sher Shah Khan and Syed Jafar Shah also addressed the convention. He said that with the death of bread earner of the family his wife, children, parents and dependents needed help forever.
He appealed the government to carry out indiscriminate cleanup operation in Karachi and also search 90 and other political party’s offices on the lines of searching of Bacha Markaz which was so dear and sacred to his party.
Mian Iftikhar said that Pakhtuns were busy in the war of survival of the whole country and the world for the last many years therefore they need cooperation of people of all sections in the country and countries of the world in general. The Minister announced that the 2nd phase of distribution of watan cards will start soon after the scrutiny of list of affectees. Similarly, the minister said that he will contact the higher authorities of WAPDA for starting construction work on the Madyan Grid Station as early as possible because land for the project is available.
He also assured that work on Rs. 2 and half billion worth construction of Madyan-Kalam Road would start soon. The Minister also advised the local administration to ensure purchase of land for the construction of Madyan hospital at a cost of Rs. 25 crore. He also assured special grant for the Madyan Press Club.
Earlier, the Information Minister addressed the Matta Tehsil Bar Association and announced a grant of Rs. 5 lac for the association.
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