PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that political interference by the politicians in public sector institutions in the past hindered the right of poor segment of the society. PTI after coming to power changed this mind set and ensured public welfare through transparent governance.
He was addressing the PTI workers delegation of Dir Bala at Chief Minister House Peshawar. Provincial Minister Mehmood Khan, Special Assistant to CM Dr. Amjad Ali, MPA Fazale Hakim and others were also present at the occasion. Prominent political personality of Dir Bala Sahibzada Sibghatullah alongwith companions and family members joined PTI at the occasion.
Welcoming the new entrants to the fold of PTI, the Chief Minister said that the growing trend of joining PTI by workers of the other political parties was clear manifestation of the PTI led provincial government’s popularity, its efficient delivery and its commitment to the cause of poor.
He said that PTI emerged the single political entity in the province that changed the perceptions and brought along a new and healthy change making the government accountable and accessible to the people, he added.
Pervez Khattak said that PTI implemented its agenda for change. Other political forces during their rule failed to put on ground their agenda that is the main difference between PTI and other political forces adding that political intervention in public sector institutions was a criminal approach that all other political parties committed but PTI changed this trend and discouraged political interference in institution.
Chief Minister attributed the development of nations to the autonomy and empowerment of institutions.
The elected representatives had constitutional responsibilities to make legislation but it is totally unfortunate that they did not do their constitutional responsibilities and indulged in loot and plunder consequently the poor was at the receiving end, he added.
Pervez Khattak said that the political elite who subordinate the national interest to their personal interest were criminals adding that PTI did yeoman service to the people and transformed the system of governance making it transparent and on the basis of PTI performance, it would stage a comeback, he added.