Tehsil Council approved Peace Committee comprising over elites of Pak Afghan.
CHITRAL: An important meeting of Tehsil Council held here at Governor cottage under the chair of convener Sardar Hussain Tehsil Naib Nazim. Members of the house debated on different issues and complained of incomplete file work by Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) staff. The members also complaint of passing no budget for ADP while the previous session had passed their budget for ADP despite goes in deficiency. The house also complained of no cooperation by present democratic government with weak TMAs which were supporting by MMA government in past. It was also revealed that Provincial Finance Commission (PFC) having sufficient fund but the local government council did not submit cases before them and that is why that some of TMA were not supported by PFC and goes in loss. The house highly appreciated efforts and services of Tehsil Nazim Sartaj Ahmad Khan for his extra ordinary struggle and efforts for solving problems of public. Mumtaz Ali Jan member of TC and president Driver union presented a resolution for conducting (framing) of a peace committee comprising over elites of Chitral and Nooristan (Afghanistan) to minimize crime ratio especially abducting and kidnapping cases in Drosh area situated near Pak Afghan border. The resolution was passed unanimously by the house and proposed that they will forward their resolution to Zilla council and after approving by them a committee would be detailed for this purpose. Members of peace committee will meet each month to discuss these issues in case of any criminal wanted to committee in Pakistan or Afghanistan would be handed over to them so as to discourage kidnapping cases causing for defaming of the area and create tension among the public.
Sartaj Ahmad Khan briefed the house regarding his progress in last 3 years who arranged special transmission line to hospital for electrification at hospital for 24 hours and handing over different BHU to PPHI (Peoples program for health initiative.) The house expressed their fully confidence over Sartaj Ahmad Khan and hailed his services for entire district. The house also passed a resolution regarding removal of illegal sign boards collecting proper tax (tool tax ) form bus stand and adjustment of Sher Akbar Saba as TOR at TMA Chitral. Members of the house complained that Passport office charging rupees 2500 but giving invoice (receipt) of 2100 from customers convener ruled that they would be contacted in this regard to justify extra charging of 400. The house also demanded to contact Chief Minister for grant of special fund to TMA Chitral as there is no source of income. Lady members of TC complained of no cooperation with them and they are ignoring by TMA staff. Sartaj Ahmad Khan directed TMO and TMA staff for specially cooperation with ladies members of the house. At last Tehsil Nazim Sartaj Ahmad khan thanked all members for their fully cooperation and confidence over him. Convener provoked the session for unlimited period.
Welcome party cum dinner hosted in honor of newly arrived DPO.
Tehsil Nazim Chitral offered dinner in a welcome party to newly arrived District Police Officer Muhammad Saleem Khan Marwat where they also discussed law and order situation in the district. Addressing on the occasion the newly DPO said that my doors always open for the people of Chitral and you will find me as a brother not a police officer. He said that my first priority and mandates is to serve the public which is real worship. He stressed upon the public to must cooperate with local police for maintaining exemplary peace of Chitral. He said that police can do nothing without cooperation of public participation and their cooperation is must for decreasing crime ratio in the district. He said a best security is a best neighbor and we should to strengthen our relations with our neighbors. He also hailed services of Sartaj Ahmad Khan who visited India for a peace mission and to come close both neighbors’ countries for long term peace and development of the area. Other participants also highly appreciated services and efforts of Sartaj Ahamd Khan for his cooperation with all line departments. On this occasion Abdus Samad project Director of Lawari tunnel briefed civil and military officers of the district regarding progress of the tunnel and hoped that it would be opened for public next year. The dinner party was attended by Professor Muhammad Riaz Principal of Degree College, Abdus Samad Project Director (NHA), Major Naeem of ISI, Major Kamran of MI, Anwar Khattak Assistant Director NHA, and other civil officers and members of Tehsil Council.
Meanwhile flights of PIA continuously canceled for the last one week due to disturb weather as a result thousands of Chitrali passengers waiting in different hotels waiting for PIA flights and facing wastage of money and times.
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