Imran Khan applauded KPK achievements
07 September, 2017
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday acclaimed his party's remarkable achievement in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in alleviating poverty.
In a series of tweets, Kaptaan said, "Remarkable achievement of PTI - first time in govt. Our priority was poverty alleviation not simply showcase mega roads' projects." The skipper added, "PTI's success in KP's poverty reduction was the result of many initiatives: merit based recruitment created a level playing field for all. Better public schools & reformed health service in govt hospitals; health cards for the poor." He said, "Micro-hydel projects in remote areas providing cheap elec for local ppl; environment-friendly Billion Tree Tsunami providing jobs to locals."
"A professional depoliticized police force which has created a more secure environment & has drawn investment into KP."
According to details issued by PTI's media cell, Kaptaan said that the provincial government's priority was "poverty alleviation not simply showcase mega roads' projects". Listing the initiatives of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf, which formed a government for the first time, that helped achieve poverty reduction, Imran Khan said that the government's merit based recruitment, better public schools, reformed health service in government hospitals and health cards for poor helped achieve the target.