Peshawar, Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti said on
Sunday that the Awami National Party-led government had achieved 80 per cent of
the targets it had promised with the masses in the last general election.
He was speaking at a function at Hayatabad in which a former MPA and finance
minister Habibullah Kundi joined the ANP.
The Chief Minister said that government and the people of the province were
paying heavy prices for their opposition to militancy and added that the
government would not bow down before terrorists and would allocate more funds
and resources to development of social infrastructure.
He appreciated the political wisdom of Nawabzada Mohsin Ali, member of the ANP’s
federal council, and said that he was instrumental in persuading Kundi to join
Provincial Ministers Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Bashir Ahmed Bilour, Syed Aqil Shah,
ANP provincial president Senator Afrasiab Khattak and some MPAs were also
Mr Hoti said Rs.110billion of the net hydel profit would be diverted to
installation of power generating units that would not only end the energy crisis
but would also bring an income ranging between Rs50 to Rs60 billion.
A massive irrigation scheme was being launched in Tank district which would
prove beneficial to overcome the water scarcity and farmers would be able to
increase their agricultural yield, said Haider Khan Hoti.
Senator Afrasiab Khattak said that it was due to the concrete policies of his
party that the people were joining it in numbers.
“Unity of Pakhtuns has become inevitable at this critical juncture to
stem the tide of militancy in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”, Senator Khattak said."
Habibullah Kundi announced joining the ANP along with elders of his native
Tank district. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kundi said that he had full
confidence in the ANP"s policies and its president Asfandyar Wali Khan and added
that he would promote the party in the northern districts by conveying its
message to the masses.