PTI Govt 100 days plan to serve roadmap for next five years, change destiny of people: Minister

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APP64-14 PESHAWAR: December 14 - Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting with Governor KP Shah Farman and Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan. APP

PESHAWAR, Dec 14 (APP):Finance Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KP) Salim Khan Jhagra here Friday unveiled the salient features of first 100 days performance of PTI Govt and maintained that inclusive reforms and projects were chalked out for next five years that after completion would change destiny of people.Prime Minister Imran Khan, Governor KP Shah Farman and Chief Minister KP Mehmood Khan besides Provincial Ministers, advisors and others officials were briefed by the Finance Minister during a special function about 100 days performance of KP Govt at Nishtar Hall.
Briefing the Prime Minister about achievements of KP Govt in its first 100 days, Finance Minister Salim Khan Jhagra said mega projects were launched in KP including Peshawar with main focus on socio-economic empowerment of masses, strengthening of public sector departments, development of transport sector, construction of bus rapid projects, uplift of sports, education, health, agriculture and boosting economy of the province.
He said Govt has chalked out a comprehensive plan under which significant improvements would be brought at LG system.
As per plan, Nazim at tehsil level would be elected directly, saying decisions are making easy with strong political mandate which PTI Govt was enjoying in Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
Mega projects for Peshawar was launched and mega BRT project after completion would reshape transport sector in provincial capital besides Swat expressway would open Malakand division for tourism.
He said KP has a huge potential for tourism and 20 new tourism sites were identified and would be developed on modern lines to earn valuable exchange for national kitty.
“KP would be made tourists capital of Pakistan” he said, adding tourism sector would be our flagship project in next five years. An inclusive policy for tourism promotion has been prepared by PTI Govt during first 100 days plan and implementation on it was started.
Political, economic and business activities had increased in KP after improvement of law and order situation due to effective security policies Govt and sacrifices of officials of law enforcement agencies.
He said 500 BHUs would be strengthened and equipped with all necessary facilities, saying second phase of Sehat Insaf Cards are being launched and eight lakh cards would be distributed among needy, widows, poor, orphans and labourers of the province. Sehat Insaf card facility would also be extended to tribal districts.
In Education sector, in last five years of PTI Govt in KP, Govt had provided quality education facilities to millions of children by enhancing education budge and spent huge amount on provision of furniture and other missing facilities in schools.
The services of 65000 teachers would be hired and efforts are afoot to bring about 25 million out of schools children under schools net.
He said a comprehensive policy was prepared for uplift of mines and mineral sector imperative for promotion of investment.
Promotion of horticulture is top priority of PTI Govt and private sector would be encouraged to tap KP this potential. Rashkai economic zone was established in Nowshera under CPEC that would create jobs to millions of people besides promoting of SME sector.
As per our PM instructions, he said an inclusive labour policy was chalked out and reforms process in different departments including KPRA, BOI and WSSP would be strengthened.
He said a new investment policy are being brought to encourage foreign investment, adding KP would be made best province for investment and red tapism would not be tolerated in way of implementation of Govt development plans.
Monitoring system would be put in place for monitoring of performance of public sector schools and colleges and education system in the province. For women, an inclusive and integrated plan was chalked to safeguard rights of women.
A plan has been chalked out to provide safe drinking water to people of Peshawar and from Tank to Chitral, clean drinking water and water management would remain cornerstone of KP govt, he said.
Billions trees afforstration project would be expanded to tribal districts to plant additional one billion trees under PM’s Plant for Pakistan project and plastic bags would be eliminated as it cause environmental and water pollution.
Eco tourism would be promoted and wildlife sector would be strengthened.
E-Policing technology, training and investigation of policemen besides funds would be transferred at police stations level to provide secure environment to people.
Reforms in civil and criminals laws, a road map is prepared and prosecution wing of police department would be strengthened.
Investment policy is being introduced to attract foreign investment in KP. A comprehensive plan has been chalked out for launching of e-filling system and digitalization of officials record of Govt departments imperative for good governance and transparency.
The Minister said skill development program would be launched for provision of job opportunities for youth in KP.