CHITRAL: MNA Molana Abdul Akbar said by tabling a bill in the National Assembly aimed at eradicating Riba he had discharged his responsibility as the elected representative of Chitralis.
The eradication of Riba bill 2019 was among 20 private members bills presented in the assembly on April 26.
Speaking at a press conference hefe, The MNA said if passed, the bill would save the citizens against the clutches of exploitative elements.
It would also be a step towards fulfilment of PTI government’s promise to run the affairs of the state in the pattern of the State of Madina.
He said the speaker and ruling party lawmakers helped him in presenting the bill in tbe house.
About development works in Chitral, he said very soon villages from Broz to Gahiret would be provided electricity as an amount of 70.8 million rupees were being spent on the project, including installation of separate transformers.
Besides, he said, the government has issued directions to hand over Chitral-Garam Chashma and Bumburate roads to the National Highway Authority.
The construction of Chitral-Shandur road will be carried out under CPEC and according to minister for communication Murad Saeed, it will take nine months for completion, he added.