PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak hinted at the regularization of contractual employees recruited under NTS throughout the province.
He directed for recommendations to rationalize law, rules and regulations for the crushing machine, provision of executive allowance to the officers. He also approved the utilization of developmental funds by district administration where the local government system was dysfunctional. He approved a sub-committee to prepare recommendations to implement strictly the sector-wise spending as per the approved formula in all local governments throughout the province. He appreciated the valuable contribution of the outgoing Chief Secretary Abid Saeed. He termed the collective decision-making as key for durable development.
He was presiding over the cabinet meeting at Civil Secretariat Peshawar. Provincial Ministers, Chief Secretary and administrative secretaries attended.
The Chief Minister in his address, directed to collect details of all contract employees recruited through NTS as his government wanted to find out a way out for the regularization of these employees. He said that the province would be flooded by foreign investors in the near future adding that his government had already made a number of agreements in different sectors with both domestic and foreign investors which were about to be put on ground adding when the development process takes off, the locally available materials would be used at large scale. However, the developmental process should be people and environmental friendly that necessitated to revisit the existing law, rules and regulations under the definite aim to make the developmental process realistic and durable. He asked to give recommendations in order to make the developmental process smooth and durable.