CM Holds Out Assurance For Full Protection, Safety Of Shia Community

CM holds out assurance for full protection, safety of Shia community

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak directed for the creation of post of Official Khateeb for the Imamia Masjid and assured the Shia Community complete security cover and resolution of their problems related to the provincial government.

He was talking to a delegation of Shia community at Chief Minsiter's House, which was also attended by Provincial Minister Ali Amin Gandapur, Parliamentary Secretary, MPA Shaukat Yousafzai, IGP, prominent elders of Shia community and other relevant officials.

The Chief Minister held out assurance that the provincial government would stay committed for the safety and security of Shia community and would pay compensation to the Shuhada and victims of different terrorist acts.

He had already directed the Deputy Commissioners to move separate cases in this regard. Its their right and they should get it without any fevour, he added. The Chief Minister nominated Mushtaq Ghani, Advisor to Chief Minister on Inforamtion for Hazara, Shaukat Yousafzai for Central districts and Ali Amin Gandapur for southern districts as the focal persons for the intra faith harmony.

Chief Minister said he had doubled the amount of compensation for the victims of terror attacks in the province and already ordered to bring uniformity in this regard. He also directed to properly investigate the criminals who attacked the additional session judge Syed Ali Shah who had escaped narrowly a life attempt at Hayatabad.

He directed PDA to move a summary for the land of Imamia Mosque Hayatabad. He also directed the concerned quarters to resolve the dispute over Kotli Imamia Mosque. He also directed to move a summary for compensation to the victims of Imamia mosque which had already been approved by the provincial government.

The delegates thanked the Chief Minister for his keenness in the security cover to them and the resolution of their problems. They told that the security situation has gradually improved. The Chief Minister said that it was a stated mission to serve the people without any discrimination and under this approach, his government evolved its policies in all spheres of life and sensitized the public sector institutions to implement them in letter and spirit.