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CM wants no extra payment for land transactions

By Bureau report
January 23, 2024

PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Syed Arshad Hussain Shah on Monday directed the Revenue Department to collect all the records and transactions of mutation from across the province.

Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (R) Syed Arshad Hussain Shah can be seen in this image. — APP/File
Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (R) Syed Arshad Hussain Shah can be seen in this image. — APP/File

A handout said he directed the officials to issue letters to all the deputy commissioners to provide the land transaction records made during the last two months in their respective districts.

They were asked to submit the records to the Chief Minister’s Secretariat for verification to the effect that no extra money was charged by the relevant Revenue Department staff in the mutation process.

The Chief Minister’s Complaint Cell, after receiving the records of mutation, will telephonically contact the citizens to know whether they had been charged extra money by the revenue staff for mutation or otherwise.

Meanwhile, the chief minister launched the de-siltation, repair and maintenance of irrigation canals campaign. An event in this regard was held with the chief minister as the chief guest.Provincial Caretaker Minister for Irrigation Engineer Ahmad Jan, and other relevant officials also attended the function.

It was told that the Irrigation Department supplied irrigation water to over 1.8 million acres of agricultural lands through its 4060 kilometers network of canals across the province,

adding that the department carries out periodic repair and maintenance of irrigation system including de-siltation of canals in January and February of every year.

The participants were apprised that a PC 1 amounting Rs 700 million had been approved for de-siltation and repair of canals during the campaign 2023-24.