Minister: (All issues of KP to be resolved on priority basis: Khawaja Asif)


ISLAMABAD: The federal government has assured the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP) government to resolve electricity, water and other issues on priority basis.

This was stated by Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif while talking to newsmen along with KP Chief Minister Parvez Khattak and Amir Jammat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq outside the Parliament House here on Tuesday.

He said that KP government will hold a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar next week in Islamabad to resolve electricity, water and other issues. He made it clear that Pak-China economic corridor will pass through on its original route in KP which will be benefited for the people of that area.

He said steps are being taken to find a durable solution of all the problems of provincial government. KP Chief Minister Parvez Khattak said that talks with federal government on issues confronting to KP have been successful. He said he will meet Chairman WAPDA on Friday to resolve the water issue.

Amir Jammat-e-Islami Siraj ul Haq while appreciating the negotiation process with federal government said that all political forces of KP under the chairmanship of Pervez Khattak have conveyed their reservations to the federal government. He expressed the hope that load-shedding issue in KP will be resolved before the start of Ramadan.

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