Federal Ombudsman applauds early completion of Prisoners Biometric Identification System

PESHAWAR: Syed Tahir Shahbaz, the Federal Ombudsman, on Friday said that biometric identification system should be installed in all jails of KP and integrate with all departments of the criminal administrative justice system. He chaired a high-level meeting in Chief Secretary Office Peshawar along with Chief Secretary KP Dr Kazim Niaz to review the progress and implementation status of the recommendations of the PrRead More…

Anti-polio campaign kicks off in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A seven-day anti-polio drive started in the provincial metropolis on Friday under the supervision of district administration to inoculate 740726 children, aged below five years, in Peshawar and its adjoining areas. In this connection, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Khalid Mahmood has chaired a meeting and the officers of district administration, the representatives of health, and other concerned departmentsRead More…

KP Govt committed for development of backward districts

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the incumbent provincial government is not only committed to bring backward districts of the province at par with the developed ones but also taking concrete steps under a well devised strategy to this effect, adding that no injustice would be done to any area in terms of developmental projects in the tenure of PTI government as it fully believed Read More…

KP Govt launched smart-phone based App for online payment of taxes

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has achieved another milestone towards its E-Governance strategy by launching mobile Application “Zama KP” – an E-payment gateway for online payment of provincial taxes which will facilitate consumers to pay taxes through mobile phone. Launching ceremony of the App was held here on Thursday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan as chief guest. Provincial Read More…

KP CM review progress on New Balakot City project

PESHAWAR: A high level meeting to review progress on implementation of New Balakot City Project was held here on Wednesday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in the chair. The meeting deliberated upon matters pertaining to implementation of said project, challenges being faced and future course of action to ensure further progress on the Balakot City Project. The meeting also deliberated upon thRead More…

CM expresses sorrow over death of Pashto writer Zaitoon Bano

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has expressed sorrow over the demise of renowned Pashto-writer Zaitoon Bano and offered condolences to her family. Chief Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family and prayed for the forgiveness of the deceased and patience for the bereaved family paying homage to her literary services, the Chief Minister said that her valuable services to PRead More…

MPA Ziaullah Bangash lauds CM for launching development projects in Kohat

PESHAWAR:Chairman District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC), MPA Ziaullah Bangash on Tuesday called on Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and briefed him about the ongoing development work in Kohat. He also briefed the Chief Minister about his recent visit to South Africa in which he met the Pakistani business community and invited them to invest in various sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and briefed them on the incentiRead More…

KP CM congratulated PTI workers over victory in CB elections

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has congratulated workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and people on great victory in cantonment boards’ elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a statement, he said that public service and reforms process would continue at all level under the sincere leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He said that PTI is the true representative of the people’s aspirations and hope. Read More…

KP CM expresses sorrow and grief over murder of Ex-DC South Waziristan

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has expressed sorrow over the death of former Deputy Commissioner South Waziristan Numan Afzal Afridi in a firing incident near Rawalpindi a day ago and offered condolences to his family. In a statement issued here, the Chief Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family and prayed for the forgiveness of the deceased and patience for the bereavRead More…

KP CM directs authorities to keep vigilant eyes on hoarders, profiteers

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan while expressing his satisfaction on the steps being taken by the administration for price control of food commodities in the province, has directed the concerned authorities to make these measures more effective and result oriented. He has further directed the administration to keep vigilant eyes on hoarding and black marketing, and to take strict action Read More…