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K-P govt to solarize 9,000 more mosques

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PESHAWAR:

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has solarized 6,500 masajids across the province while the conversion of 9,000 more mosques to solar power is underway and will be completed soon.

The provincial government, for the first time in the history of the province, has also instituted honoraria for Muslim clerics as well as for minority religious scholars.

This was claimed by KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, adding that his government had taken pragmatic measures for public welfare in line with Imran Khan’s vision for establishing a social welfare state, adding that the ultimate goal of efforts and struggle over the years is to contribute to the national economy and provide KP residents with easy access to basic services.

In a statement released here by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat regarding his government’s reforms and transformation strategy, the Chief Minister said that the PTI has become the only political party representative of Pakistanis and stands up for their rights.

The provincial government has proven this by taking practical steps over the past four years that have resulted in significant improvement to the overall service delivery system in the province.

Mahmood Khan said the government’s main public welfare measures include Sehat Card Plus, uniform university curriculum, overhaul and rehabilitation of health centers, establishment of service delivery centers, provision of honorariums to clerics and religious leaders of minorities, the launch of Insaf Food Card, reforms introduced in the patwar system, solarization of mosques,

the improvement of the communication network throughout the province and many other initiatives within the framework of the strategy of good governance of the provincial government.

He added that the incumbent provincial government has worked beyond its capacity for the welfare of the public and has never compromised its manifesto regarding investment in human development despite multiple challenges.

Mahmood Khan said public confidence in the provincial government’s governance strategy has increased significantly.

It is pertinent to mention here that under the Sehat Card Plus scheme, free treatment facilities for various diseases are available for 9.6 million families in the province, which is an important step towards Imran Khan’s vision. for the establishment of a welfare state.

Since the rollout of the Sehat Card initiative, more than 1.4 million people have benefited from free treatment facilities, while expensive treatments like liver and kidney transplants have also been covered by the Sehat card to reduce patient burden.

In addition, free cochlear implants have also been introduced, through which 127 children from different districts of the province will receive treatment.

Around 1.8 million rupees will be spent on each patient suffering from the said disease. In order to ensure the provision of civic facilities to citizens at their doorstep, Service Delivery Centers and Citizen Facilitation Centers have been established where multiple services including issuance of Fard and domiciliary have been carried out on line.

Additionally, the incumbent provincial government is working on the rehabilitation and modernization of existing schools alongside the establishment of new schools to provide uniform educational opportunities to the people of the province.

In addition to this, the government is also creating model schools where students will receive both traditional and religious education.

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