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June 11, 2021

Minister Akbar Ayub says arrangements underway for LG elections in KP

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Akbar Ayub Khan Thursday asserted that arrangements were being made for holding local government elections in KP and both the federal and provincial governments were on the same page on all such issues.

The minister said this while talking to local elders during his visit to far-flung areas of the district along with Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan He said that Haripur district faced issues of drinking water, health and education, especially in the rural areas, and added that the government has chalked out a plan to resolve the issues.

He said PTI government was ensuring provision of drinking water to urban and rural areas on priority basis and without any discrimination. He said that as per the Clean and Green Pakistan vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and on the special directives of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Haripur district is being made green while the rural areas are being brought on a par with urban areas by providing all civic facilities including the education and health facilities.