PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed the finance ministry to announce a ‘reasonable’ raise in salaries of provincial government employees and asked the health and education sectors to come up with a viable proposal to divert major allocations to these sectors.
He was addressing a meeting giving final touches to different schemes in both education and health sectors.
Provincial Ministers Muhammad Atif Khan, Shahram Khan Tarakai, Chief Secretary Abid Saeed, ACS Muhammad Azam Khan and administrative secretaries also attended.
The Chief Minister said that his government would inject Rs 30 billion in education sector and Rs 12 billion in health sector because both these sectors are at the top of government priorities adding that his government would go whole hog to make huge investment in education and health sectors.
“We want a healthy and educated society who could contribute to the national development.