CM for strict action against govt officials over negligence in public services

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Monday directed the district administrations to take strict action against government officials for showing negligence in providing public services

During a surprise visit to different areas of the provincial capital and Nowshera district to review implementation of corona SOPs and lockdown, he said that district administrations should improve performance to provide better public services.

He said provision of maximum facilities to the people was the top most priority of the provincial government, adding that indiscriminate action should be taken against government officials who showed poor performance or dereliction from duty.

The CM visited University Road, Cantt, City, GT Road and Pubbi area in Nowshera district without security protocol and expressed anger over poor cleanliness condition along GT Road in Pubbi Bazaar.

He warned the relevant TMAs to take necessary steps to dispose of garbage before Eid and make the sanitation situation satisfactory.

The CM also expressed dissatisfaction over implementation of Corona SOPs and cleanliness conditions in some places and directed the Deputy Commissioner Peshawar to immediately improve the sanitation situation in the city.

He said implementation of SOPs is essential to curb the spread of Corona epidemic adding that the district administration should ensure implementation of these SOPs and take strict action against violators of government orders.

The CM also visited Pubbi police station and checked the records of the police station and inspected various parts of the station. He met the detainees and got information from them about the behavior of the police.

He expressed annoyance over the poor sanitation situation in the police station and directed SHO to improve the sanitation situation.

Mahmood Khan also instructed the SHO to keep accurate records of vehicles of consignment within the limits of police station.

Later, he directed the concerned TMOs to take immediate steps to restore the green belt on the sides of the GT road.