70 thousand youth to be inducted in JI.
The JI leader said that Pakistani rulers were plundering the country for years and sending the money abroad to protect their personal gains. He said the JI wanted to get the masses rid of corruption by rulers. We want to make all state institutions free of corruption and establish the rule of law and transparency, Mr Ahmad said, adding the JI had launched corruption free Pakistan movement to raise awareness among the masses. The two day congregation that concluded on Sunday was also addressed by MNA Sahibzada Yaqub Khan, MPA Saeed Gul nd Lower Dir emir Izaz ul Mulk Afkri.
OPPOSITION PARTIES: The opposition parties in Lower Dir district council on Sunday threatened to end cooperation if the district government did not include opposition members in standing committees within the next ten days. A meeting of all opposition district councilors in this regard was held t the Timergara Rest house with PTI councilor Ghulm Hussain in the chair. The 27 councilors of PPP, ANP, PML-N, PTI and Qaumi Watan Party attended the meeting which was addressed by Aziz Sarhindi of PTI, Malik Muhammad Zeb and Mukhtiar Khan of ANP, Qaisar Ali of QWP, Alam Zeb of PPP, Inayatullah of ANP and zhar Taqveem of PML-N.
They alleged that opposition councilors had not been taken into confidence in formation of standing committees by district government. Rejecting the existing standing committees, they demanded of the district government to form the committees after due consultation with opposition members. They also demanded equal funds for developmental projects. They said the opposition members had reservation on distribution of developmental funds among the councilors and it was the responsibility of the district nazim to take them into confidence. They threatened to boycott council meetings and launched protest campaign aginst the district government if their demand was not met within the next ten days.
PRIVATE SCHOOL and COLLEGE: The Pakistan Army operational commander in Maidan Lieutenant colonel Umar Wazir Bhut on Sunday inaugurated a private school and college at Zaimdara Maidan in order to provide opportunities to boys and girls of the area to get standard education. A function in this regard was held at the school which was attended by social and political activists, area elders, students and teachers. The college principal Zahid Khan informed the participants about the project and sought public support and cooperation. Speaking on the occasion Lt Colonel Umar Wazir said that education was a change agent that automatically brought changes in society and led the nation toward development and prosperity. He appreciated the school management for opening standard institution in the far flung hilly areas of Maidan that once remained the stronghold of Taliban. He said the militants had burnt 88 educational institutions in Maidan out of which 87 had been made functional. He said rest of the ten still needed construction and work on them would start soon.