Peshawar: KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that PTI led coalition govt do not believe in dictatorship or solo flight but wanted political cohesion and stepping ahead with mutual consultation while we are implementing the vision of change of our party leader Imran Khan on this basis.
He said that we will welcome the cooperation of all those parties who supported us in the mission of uprooting the menace of corruption, ensuring the supremacy of merit, law and justice as well as making the public sector institutions subservient to the masses.
He was talking to Intekhab Chamkani, Provincial President PML-Q who called on him at CM Secretariat Peshawar and congratulated him on the successful events of all parties conference on IDPs issue and protest against load shedding.
Advisor to Chief Minister on Environment Syed Muhammad Ishtiaq Urmar was also present on this occasion. Intekhab Chamkani conveyed the goodwill message and support in the mission of change to the Chief Minister from his party leadership.
He reiterated the stance of his party PML-Q that KP govt made best arrangements for the IDPs though it was a problem of the federal govt but the centre was doing nothing except point scoring in this regard.
He also lauded the policies and steps of PTI led coalition govt for elimination of corruption, nepotism, extortion and terrorism as well as paving way for durable peace in the region and improving the performance of govt departments including health and education institution, police and revenue offices etc in the province while assured all out cooperation in this respect.
He put forth some suggestions in agriculture, environment, traffic system, health and education sectors that were termed useful by the Chief Minister and assured proper consideration on it.
Pervez Khattak made clear that we are democratic and political people and not only welcome positive criticism but wanted consultation and guidance from the political forces in all affairs.
He said that provincial govt besides focusing attention on law & order has taken drastic steps for power generation in the province because only the energy sector can open doors of socio economic development for the province.
In this respect he said we besides exploiting our meagre available resources have also repeatedly requested the federal govt for investment in the hydel power cheap electricity generation wherein the centre has given us clear assurances but its implementation is eagerly awaited.
Similarly he said that centre has also given candid assurance in overcoming the loadshedding and giving us the due quota of electricity as well as the payment of the outstanding net profit arrears. He said that federation will be strengthened and national integrity will boost if such assurances are honoured by the centre in letter and spirit.
Chief Minister said that his party differences with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are based on principles. He said that we did not want confrontation nor can think about harming the democratic process.
However he said that we shall never accept democracy-coated dictatorship, rigging and usurpation of our rights. He said all our demands are aimed at national interest and strengthening of the democracy and we are confident that the federal govt would feel the sensitivity of the situation and would demonstrate political acumen by accepting our just demands instead of confrontation.
He said that we will emerge triumphant in our mission of new and prosperous Pakistan by removing all the hurdles in our way due to our sincerity to the purpose while the cooperation of likeminded parties will be a high welcome in this regard, he concluded.