AJK PM directs monthly review meeting of development departments


MUZAFFARABAD:  AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has set two years completion period for new developmental projects in AJK and directed to all departments to hold developmental review meeting on monthly basis.

While addressing the first Fortnightly developmental review meeting here on Friday the Prime Minister emphasized on transparency in developmental process. The Premier formed a  committee headed by Minster for Finance to implement financial discipline in AJK. He directed the minsters to hold developmental review meeting of their respective departments on monthly basis.

At district level, committees were also formed for review and monitor the development projects. He said government has a limited recourses to spend on and it is need of the  hour to adopt a policy of austerity. He said that all out State  resources are being utilized for the progress and uplift of the people and special attention is being paid to development of backward and remote areas. He said that high standard and transparency in the implementation of projects would be the hallmark of  government.

He said, this government should  set splendid example by saving national recourses in execution of the development projects. He said that public service is the pivot of politics of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government and all efforts are being made under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in this regard. Raja Farooq Haider  said that every effort of the government would directed towards progress and development of the State and all out energies are being utilised for achieving development targets so that people could be  benefited from the projects at the earliest.

He  said that the network of development projects being laid in AJK would further accelerate the process of progress and prosperity. He said that funds have been allocated for development projects for whole AJK , which is a proof of deep love of Muslim League (N) with the people of State. He congratulated government’s officials and  his team for working with commitment and dedication for the progress of the liberated area.

The Prime Minister said that developmental funds wouldn’t be spent on the payment of the salaries in the future. He directed to government secretaries to improve the system by removing faults of the previous government. Senior Minister Ch Tariq Farooq, Minister for Finance Dr.Najeeb Naqi, Minister for Education Barrister Iftikhar Gillani, Minister for Forests  Mir Akber, Minister for Social welfare & Women Development Raja Noreen Arif, Minister for Works Ch Muhammad Aziz and high ranking officials have attended the meeting.