Mainstreaming of tribal districts a major challenge: KP CM

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Wednesday termed mainstreaming of tribal districts a major challenge for the provincial government.

Talking the journalists, Mehmood Khan urged the opposition to point out their mistakes so as the government could ensure good governance.

He said that they wanted to work together with the opposition for the development and progress of the province.

The chief minister said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government was bringing reforms in bureaucracy.

Earlier, addressing a ceremony in connection with the passing out parade of 15th basic course of the Elite Force in Nowshera, CM Mehmood Khan congratulated the recruits for completing their course.

He urged the recruits to come forward for the defence of the homeland and added that Elite force is widely known for its capabilities.

On the occasion, the KP CM announced grant of Rs 5 million for the Elite Force Training Centre Nowshera.

On January 12, Prime Minister Imran Khan had vowed to bring the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into the national mainstream.

Chairing a high-level meeting, PM Imran Khan had ordered to provide health cards to 0.5 million families in the tribal areas by the end of January.

He had said that the government wanted to bring the tribal districts at par with other developed areas of the country.