The Provincial Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Haji Hidayatullah Khan has said that ANP government has taken complete steps for maintaining durable peace and promoting tourism in all parts of Malakand including Swat giving the Local people as well as the tourists a complete sense of security and protection by following the philosophy of Jirga and non violence of great Khudai Khidmat Gar Leader Bacha Khan.
He was talking to a delegation of Malakand led by Muhammad Ali Bacha MPA at his office Peshawar on Wednesday that appraised the Minister of the problems and demands of the people of their respective areas. The delegation also included Inayatullah Khan, Nazim Munda and Ishfaqullah Advocate Nazim Khadagzai Dir Lower.
The Minister said that huge amounts have been allocated in the Provincial Budget for Mega developmental schemes in all districts including Dir, Chitral, Swat and Malakand Agency. He said that Nowshera to Swat and Chakdara to Chitral highways would be widened and constructed on the pattern of Motorway wherein both the provincial and federal govt: departments would be fully streamlined for this purpose. He said that besides completion of the ongoing schemes, new developmental schemes in water supply, health education and communication would be launched to ameliorate lot of the poor masses in these areas which he said would also help in promoting tourism in the scenic valleys of Swat, Dir and Chitral. He said that solid steps were also being taken to develop Shahi, Binshahi and Kumrat areas of district Dir to attract local and foreign tourists. Similarly, he said that timely and quality completion of Balambat Irrigation Channel would be ensured to promote agriculture in the area. He also assured solution of the rest of the problems of the delegation.