PESHAWAR/Caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice Retd. Dost Muhammad Khan has directed to immediately provide fifty kanal public land required by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission for establishment of a model cancer hospital in Chitral. He said that Chitral was comparatively a backward district. The government should have to provide efficient healthcare and educational facilities to the citizens of backward districts like Chitral.
He was talking to the member of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and ex-additional Auditor General of Pakistan Najeebullah Khan Marwat who called on him at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar. Najeebullah Khan Marwat briefed the Caretaker Chief Minister about the proposed project of cancer hospital at Chitral. He informed that all the arrangements and survey had already been completed for project, however, he told that provision of public land was still required.
Caretaker Chief Minister directed the authorities concerned to resolve the issue of land on priority basis. Directing against any delay in the provision of required land, he said that caretaker government wants fast track completion of the projects in public interest and will provide its all out support in this regard.
Justice Retd Dost Muhammad Khan said that we have to introduce a good governance system in the province adding that we should have to learn from developed countries in this regard. We are accountable to the public. The elements of accountability and discipline in the public sector institutions were the prerequisites to the good governance that was why the founder of Pakistan had also underlined the need of discipline. He said if the government has commitment, the institutions can be put on the right track. The caretaker government wants to leave behind a road map that would lead to the prosperous and a developed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he added.
Caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice Retd. Dost Muhammad Khan has stressed the need for introduction of modern recycling machinery for the waste management, cleanliness and drain system in all cities under the local government system throughout the province. He directed to to take all necessary measures for cleanliness of all cities in view of the growing trend of urbanization.
He was addressing a meeting of the water and sanitation services campany Bannu at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar. Secretary Local Government, Chief Executive WSSC Bannu and other attended. Caretaker Chief Minister directed to provide financial and technical help to the WSSC Bannu for improving the drain system of the city. He also directed to remove all the ghost employees of the company. A system to be workable, should have an effective system of reward and punishment.
The dislocation of people resulted from Zarb-eAzb operation has put extra burden on the infrastructure of Bannu City. The Chief Executive WCCS Bannu briefed the Caretaker Chief Minister about the problems related to municipal services of Bannu. Caretaker Chief Minister was further briefed about the inefficient sewerage system, polluting the whole city and demanded for extra resources.
Dost Muhammad Khan directed to send him a summary supported by cogent reasons. He said that the developed countries have outsourced the waste management cleanliness and other services. The green companies in the international market were delivering upto the mark therefore we should follow the international success pattern. Agha Khan Foundation has already worked on it as the new pattern has opened up new avenues of earning. He said unionism has slowed down the public service delivery mechanism making it almost inefficient. He suggested a speedy complaint redressal system for the genuine problems of public servants so that the employees stop unionizingvtheir institutions.