CM KPK Addressing WSSP Peshawar (14 April,2016)

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With the compliment of Press Secretary to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Handout No.1 Peshawar 14th April 2016

The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtukhwa, Pervez Khattak while emphasizing the importance of sanitation for community health has said that cleanliness is an integral part of the faith adding that spending on maintenance of sanitation is the best instrument for controlling diseases in the society.
He was addressing as chief guest at induction ceremony of specialized vehicles to the fleet of WSSP in Peshawar Thursday morning. Special Assistant to CM for Information, Mushtaq Ahmad, adviser Arif yousaf, MPAs Shaukat Yousafzai, Javed Nasim, District Nazim Mohammad Asim, Chairman Board of the Directors of WSSP. Khalid Masood, Chief Executive WSSP , Mohammad Naeem Khan, General Manager WSSP, Nasir Ghafoor ,Nazmeen, elected representatives, and volunteers were present on the occasion. The CM formally inaugurated the newly procured vehicles.
While addressing the ceremony, the Chief Minister termed the provision and the sophisticate equipments and specialized vehicle for WSSP as great achievement adding that it had indicated that real change had been occurred in the province. Lauding the performance of WSSP, the Chief Minister said that sanitation situation has improved up to 75% due to the efforts of the institution but, he said still there was need to improve it 100%. The CM informed that sanitation was among the high priorities of the provincial government and that is why it had made an obligation of the local government. The Chief Minister elaborated that village councils and Tehsil councils had been directed to spend 20% of their budget for improvement of sanitation to keep villages net and clean. Taking notice of the poor condition of Kohat Road, he directed for its improvement immediately. The CM said that construction of Kohat By Pass road had been planned to improve traffic flow in the area. He further said that an over head bridge would be constructed near Pir Zakori flyover to overcome traffic impediments at the Ring road. The Chief Minister elaborated that steps for beautification of the provincial metropolis were underway while construction of roads at Hayatabad and University Town were in progress. He announced that next year construction of the roads in the interior city would be handed over to FWO to maintain high standard of work. The Chief Minister informed that in the light of the manifesto of PTI steps were being initiated to reform all departments to provide improved basic services and justice to the masses. He underlined that without safeguarding rights of the downtrodden segments of the society and elimination of political interference in the affairs of the institutions the country could not march forward on the path of progress and prosperity. He further said that government was giving full intention to maintain sound quality of developmental works and that is why there was no room for corrupt elements in this province. He urged the people to pay taxes and utility bills for strengthening of the institutions and ensuring provision of quality services. The Chief Minister informed that bringing a change was a real challenge for the government and that is why apart from legislation steps were also being taken for streamlining the institutions. Earlier, Chairman Board of WSSP, Khalid Masood said that WSSP had succeeded in improving sanitation situation upto 75% while steps were underway to make Peshawar as international city. Chief Executive WSSP, Muhammad Naeem Khan said that the organization has devised a sustainable mechanism for cleanliness and provision of clean drinking supply. He informed that tracking system was devised for the vehicle of WSSP to check its misuse while monitoring of the staff was also started. He further said that testing facility had been introduced to maintain quality of the drinking water. He elaborated that beside cleaning of 45 KM long drainage system 111km long rusted pipelines were replaced. General Manager operations WSSP Nasir Ghafoor informed that 16 trucks and 151 containers were being handed over to the organization in the first phase while in the second phase it would get 50 mini dumpers, three arm rulers and one water blowsier.

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