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government successful defeated the forces of status quo

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said his government successful defeated the forces of status quo and introduced a durable system of governance for the provision of inexpensive justice, efficient educational, health and social services. His government introduced legislations for the elimination of corruption and upholding merit in the province, he added. He said his government gave a transparent developmental strategy giving no room to commission mafia and ensured the right of deserving adding that education would stay at the top of his government priorities. These remarks he made during his address to the inaugural ceremony of MM Alam Shaheed Welfare City at Swabi. He laid the foundation stone of the welfare city. Elite of the area, officers of the Air Force and family members of the MM Alam Shaheeed participated in the ceremony. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Speaker Provincial Assembly Asad Qaiser and others addressed the function and praised the provincial government reforms for the uniform educational system and elimination of corruption. The Chief Minister appreciated Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Speaker provincial assembly Asad Qaiser and others for their keen interest in the project and hoped that the project would go a long way in the development of the area and welfare of the people. Under the project, a technical college, hospital, separate colleges for boys and girls, special education center, schooling and sporting facilities for boys and girls would be created. The Chief Minister assured linking the Nabi bypass with the motorway interchange. Pervez Khattak said that the status quo weakened not only the governance system but gave more loss to the country. The entire system was used to protect the interest of a group of individuals. Powers were unjustly used by the rulers in the past to gain their own motives who did not work for the future of the nation. He spoke how the politics of corruption, hypocrisy were introduced and the anti people leadership used politics for their own gain adding that the political leadership politicized the institutions making the entire system paralyzed and divided the people on multiple pretexts. The people grievances grew, unemployment rose, the future of the youth became dark and how a group of powerful elites made the whole nation hostage. These were the reasons that led the people to vote for a change, he added. Pervez Khattak said the when he came to power he made legislations to bring to an end corrupt practices and uphold merit leading to facilitate the actual change adding that no one can deny the reality that reforms of his government made a big difference in both the delivery and mitigating the sufferings of poor. The Chief Minister said that before his government the province was ungovernable partly because of the mis-governance and partly because of the terrorism adding that the people suffered heavily and sacrificed everything in the process. The people and the Pak Army collectively succeeded in eliminating terrorism and his government introduced reforms for good governance in all sectors that made a big difference, he added. Pervez Khattak said education was at the top of his government priorities. It gave maximum resources to education in order to bring a change in the society. The reforms in education sector led the parents to shift their kids from private sector schools to the public sector schools and the numbers stands more than 1 lac and 60 thousands. He said his government recruited 57 thousands teachers on merit, gave training to 83 thousands teachers, revisited the standard of syllabi and upgraded hundreds of schools under the standardization program, made up missing facilities in 20 thousands schools out of the total 28 thousands schools and in the process spent Rs.35 billion on upgrading the primary school facilities alone, he added. He spoke in details regarding a uniform medium, the construction of additional rooms, recruitment of teachers and the relevant laws in this regard, he added. Pervez Khattak said that his government established three new universities and completed 43 colleges out of the 90 colleges, his government has started adding that his government also gave financial incentives for Ph.D and MPhil faculty development and established nine home economic colleges under the new policy. A technical university in Nowshera, a cadet college for women in Mardan and the under construction applied sciences university in Haripur with the help of Malaysian government were some of the achievements in education sector. He also highlighted his government steps for the setting up of four public libraries at four districts, digitalizing the laboratories in 8 colleges and the introduction of four year degree program throughout the province. In Swabi alone his government gave one medical college, two technical colleges, a women university, University of technology and training college for construction machinery, he added. He said that work on Swat expressway was in full swing that would change the destiny of the people of the area.