Chief Minister Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti has said that providing food, shelter,
medicines and other basic needs of life to millions of peoples of thousands IDPs’
families from insurgency affected areas is a challenge and which require
collective efforts irrespective of political affiliations.
It is compulsory on all the political parties and its workers not to spare any
sort of sacrifice in assisting these homeless people migrated leaving their
valuable assets. He expressed these views during meetings with different
The Chief Minister said that he himself is monitoring the rehabilitation
activities and directed the government institutes, non-governmental
organizations, volunteers and political workers busy in these activities, to
monitor the arrangements made for assisting and minimizing the difficulties of
the IDPs in order that the deserves should be better served. The CM thanked the
Prime Minister of Pakistan for the grant of package worth One billion rupees for
“Sacrifices and difficulties of the IDPs will result in the establishment of
long lasting peace and brave nations face difficulties and problems graciously.
The Pukhtoons keeping their historical facts alive will remain successful in the
efforts for the survival of the nation. The government will reserve all its
resources for the IDPs.”Hoti declared.
The Chief Minister appealed the Nation, Pakistani living abroad and
International Donor Agencies to play its role effectively in assisting the
provincial government in this hour of need. The CM said that ten thousand people
are located in the camps established in Wali Kandao, Dir Payin, Teemergara,
Samar Bagh, Sheikh Shehzad Town, Jalala Mardan and Yar Hussain Sawabi while 60
thousand people are living in the houses of their relatives. Moreover at least
15 thousand families are living in 11 camps established in the district.
“The registration process of the IDPs is continuing with the assistance of
Provincial Government and UNHCR and at least 4.5 lakh people have been
registered living outside the 11 camps established in the province. Further
camps will also be established in other parts of province where clean drinking
water, food, medicines and shelter will be provided to the IDPs.”he maintained.
Meanwhile ANP President Peshawar District Mian Mushtaq and General Secretary
Abdur-Rahim met NWFP Chief Minister Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti. On the occasion
Provincial Assembly Speaker Khushdil Khan and ANP Provincial Secretary
Information Arbab Tahir were also present. During the meeting matters regarding
the problems facing by the public and other issues remained under discussion.
Members of the delegations lauded the efforts of the party in the assistance
activities for the IDPs. The chief minister stressed on the party workers to
take active part in these activities.