KP apex committee approves 17,000 posts creation in 7 new tribal districts


Zaher Khan

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will create 17,000 posts for different departments in seven new tribal districts.

This was announced at a meeting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Apex Committee chaired by Governor Shah Farman, which discussed the overall mainstreaming of the merged districts.
The apex committee also approved the creation of 17,000 additional posts in different departments to be proportionally distributed among the seven new districts.
The committee discussed administrative matters and extension of the judicial system to tribal districts without any wastage of time so that the Supreme Court decision is implemented in letter and spirit.
The meeting also discussed the induction of levies and Khasadar into the regular police and creation of new posts in the police.
Chief Minister Mahmood Khan ,Peshawar Corps Commander Shaheen Mazhar Mahmood, provincial ministers Muhammad Atif Khan, Shahram Khan Tarakai, Shaukat Yousafzai, Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Hasham Inamullah Advisor to CM on Merged Districts Ajmal Khan Wazir, Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch, Additional Chief Secretary Shehzad Bangash, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud, Frontier Corps (FC) Inspector General (IG) Major General Rahat Naseem, Advocate General Latif Yousafzai and others government and military functionaries attended the meeting.