MINGORA: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Saturday inaugurated the newly established “Khapal Kor Village” for orphans and destitute children. Excellent and magnificent arrangements of free education and accommodation have been made in “Khpal Kor Village”, which has been completed at a cost of Rs50m.
Hundreds of children have been accommodated in the said village at the moment. The chief minister, during the visit, also opened the newly-constructed building of District Jail, Swat, which has been completed at a cost of Rs700 million.
Besides, separate blocks for children and women prisoners, facilities of free education and medical treatments are also available in the newly established District Jail, Swat. A Technical and Vocational Training Centre and a Rehabilitation Centre for Drug Addicts have also been established within the jail. The chief minister also distributed cheques of monthly stipend amongst Aaima Masajid on the occasion.
Addressing the elite on the occasion, the chief minister said that sustainable development of the whole province was the agenda of his government. “As chief minister of the province, I am committed to the uniform development of all the districts,” he said, adding they were facing multiple challenges and problems in different sectors due to lack of long-term planning in the past.