Mardan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has announced that the government will pay Rs1500 monthly to those parents who will send their daughters to school in Torghar and Kohistan districts of the province.
Addressing laptop distribution ceremony in Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan on Sunday, the chief minister said that the provincial government was committed and using all the possible resources in education sector.
He said that laptops were being distributed transparently among intelligent students, adding that no political pressure would be accepted in the scheme.
Hoti said that he had established 74 new colleges in his era, adding that they were establishing private schools in the remote areas having no government school. “Government will pay the fee of the students in these private schools.
Mardan: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhua Ameer Haider Khan Hoti survived a suicide attack on Friday after a bomber blew himself up in front of the CM convoy in Mardan, a city of Pakistan’s KPK province.
Chief Minister’s Press Secretary confirmed to the media that Hoti was sound and safe after the blast and was shifted to an undisclosed location.
According to police, the security personnel of the chief minister’s convoy spotted a suspicious person near the convoy and just before the bomber could reach the car of Hoti, they opened fire on him which caused a blast.
Meanwhile, no causalities except of the bomber were reported and the law and order officials have launched a search operation in the nearby areas to find out if any of the accomplices of the bomber were hiding in the area.
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Awami National Party (ANP) leader Zahid Khan have condemned the blast and said that the militants cannot suppress the nation with their vicious attempts.