Cash distributed among minorities in Khyber


By Ashrafuddin Pirzada

DISTRICT KHYBER: On the behalf of the government,minority members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly distributed cheques and cash among teachers council and poor Christians in two different events held in Landikotal and Jamrud subdiviaions of Khyber Tribal districts in Pakistan on Saturday.

In the first event, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly minority members including Wilson Wazir,Ravi Kumar and Ranjeet singh distributed rupees 2.2 million among 220 poor Christian families hailing from district khyber. Chief Minister special assistant Wazir Zada also attended the  cash distribution ceremony.

MPA Wilson Wazir speaks to cash distribution ceremony

The ceremony was held at MPA Wilson Wazir’s resident in Landikotal which was attended by a large number residents,officials and parliamentarains.

Speaking on the occasion,Wilson Wazir said they have fulfiled their promise with the the poor citizens.
He said that PTI led government was working beyond religion and race discriminations to provide moral,social and financial support to muslims and all other minorities living in Pakistan. He said soon they would also distribute cash among other poors in the other merged districts.

Meanwhile, MPA Shafiq Sher Afridi also distributed cheques among Parents and Teachers Councils(PTC)in Sur Kamar High School in Jamrud.

MPA Shafiq Sher speaks to PTC members

Speaking to the ceremony Shafiq Sher said that the aim of the Parents Teachers Councils is to empower teachers working in primry schools. He said community members with the help of teachers of their respective schools would spend the amount to make sure the availability of all required needs in the schools. He said provincial government was taking keen interest to promote quality of education in merged districts.

He said being a parliamentarian he and his other colleagues were committed to raise voice for the wellbeing of teachers so that they could bring the education ratio up in the deprived and militancy suffered tribal areas of Pakistan.

Assistant district education Misal Khan Shalmani also attended the cermony.