Govt to bring merged districts at par with developed areas: Shaukat

Peshawar

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Labour and Culture Shaukat Yousafzai said efforts are underway to expedite work on developmental projects in the merged districts.

Replying to a question in the question answer session in the provincial assembly in Peshawar on Monday, he said the government is committed to bring these backward areas at par with the developed areas of the country. Yousafzai cleared that allocated funds in merged tribal districts are being utilized and there is no scarcity of funds.

Speaking on an adjournment motion, opposition leader in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly Akram Khan Durrani said disparity in salaries of attached government departments is creating unrest in the employees. He said their salaries should be revised keeping in view current dearness in the country. Later, the session was adjourned due to lack of quorum till Friday 10:00 am.

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