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    JI’s Maghfirat Shah elected district nazim Chitral

    JI's Maghfirat Shah elected district nazim Chitral

    Report Zulfiqar Ahmad & SN Peerzada (Photos by Akbar Hussain) ISLAMABAD/CHITRAL, Aug 30: Maghfirat Shah of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) was on Sunday elected as the district nazim of Chitral, according to unofficial results. He bagged 23 votes against 15 of Maulana Abdur Rehman of the JUI-F in the 38-member house. Maulana Abdul Shakoor won the election for the post of district naib nazim by bagging 22 votes. PTI’s Abdul Latif scored … Read more ↪

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    PPP councillors defy party decision, vote for JI

    Report SN Peerzada BOONI, Aug 30: Three councillors belonging to the PPP voted for the Jamaat-e-Islami candidate, Maghfirat Shah in the district nazim election against the party directions. One PPP member also voted for the JUI in the Mastuj tehsil nazim election in Booni. The PPP Chitral leadership had directed its members to vote for Maulana Abdur Rehman of the JUI in the district nazim election and for PTI’s Sardar … Read more ↪

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    Chitral pioneers community hydropower schemes

    Chitral pioneers community hydropower schemes

    By PM Baigal Pakistan’s Chitral Valley has become a success model for community development with people in the area operating small hydropower plants and helping execute new ones to meet their electricity needs Flash floods in the Chitral river in July left about 250,000 people stranded and saw major roads irrigation and water systems and power stations damaged. Unconnected to the national grid and shunned by major investors, the local … Read more ↪

    Education

    KP waives admission fee of university students from Chitral

    PESHAWAR, Aug 28: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan on Thursday has announced to remit one-year fee of the flood-affected university students belonging to Chitral. The governor took the decision after chairing a meeting at the Governor House and later issued directions to vice chancellors of all the government universities in the province, director of the Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar and principal of Edwards College Peshawar not to … Read more ↪

    Politics

    ضلعی حکومت کے قیام کے حوالے سے چترال کے لوگوں کا تجسس

    چترال ( محکم الدین ) اگست کی انتیس اور تیس تاریخ جوں جوں قریب آرہی ہے ۔ ضلعی حکومت کے قیام کے حوالے سے چترال کے لوگوں کا تجسس بڑھ رہا ہے ۔ چترال میں ضلعی حکومت سازی کیلئے جمعیت … Read more ↪

    Culture

    Workshop held for Gawarbati language community

    Workshop held for Gawarbati language community

    CHITRAL, Aug 28: The Forum for Language Initiatives (FLI) held a five-day orthographic workshop from August 24 to 28 on the Gawarbati Language community in Drosh. The event was held under Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Programme of USAID to provide the community with a programme, comprising of documentation techniques and training for preservation and promotion of their mother tongue. As many as 10 people, including researchers, teachers and writers, … Read more ↪

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