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     May 22,  2015



CM orders to finalize new industrial policy for KP

Chitral Times Report

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak had ordered to finalize new industrial policy for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 26th next. He also summoned the Board of Directors (BOD) meeting of Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) on 25th May, 2015 for approving arrangements of modern technical education in collaboration of Pakistan Air Force and TEVTA. He directed the Industries department and TEVTA to finalize the required agreement immediately for the collaboration and acquiring technical assistance of PAF.

Presiding over a meeting in this regard at CM House today, the Chief Minister expressed his displeasure over delay in initiation of technical courses in the selected Vocational Training Institutes of industries department with technical assistance of PAF and warned that red tapism in the public and people’s affairs will be dealt with strict disciplinary action against those responsible for this. He directed the MD, TEVTA to present the proposed agreement between TEVTA and PAF in next BOD meeting for consideration.

The meeting also discussed other affairs regarding partnership of TEVTA and PAF and took various decisions in this respect. The dilapidated condition of roads and other facilities in Hayatabad Industrial Estate and Small Industrial Estate, Peshawar were also come under discussion during the meeting.

Senator, Noman Wazir, concerned authorities of PAF, Secretary Industries and Managing Director, TEVTA attended the meeting.

Meanwhile a joint meeting of Water Supply and Sanitation Project (WSSP), Municipal Services Project (MSP), and Municipal Administration was held at CM House today with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak in the chair. The provincial Minister for Minerals, Ziaullah Afridi also attended the meeting besides heads of the municipal projects. The meeting reviewed in detail the cleanliness condition of roads and streets, collection and disposal of solid waste, sanitation and drinking water arrangements in Peshawar and several decisions were taken to expedite the pace of work on several ongoing projects of municipal services. It was informed that certain international companies were being approached for cleanliness and solid waste management of Peshawar. The meeting also considered flood prevention arrangements in major canals of Peshawar.

The Chief Minister directed the heads of the projects to complete all the municipal projects by August next and expand the waste collection and disposal services to village and neighborhood councils’ level. He was of the view that faulty tube wells of Public Health should be rehabilitated instead of installing new tube wells and directed the PHE department to hand over such 70 tube wells to MSP for repair and rehabilitation.



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