ANP announce protest against WAPDA.
Byline: Ishfaq Umerzai
CHARSADDA -- Awami National Party (ANP) Charsadda has announced its protest against WAPDA. Tehseen Abdullah-Joint Secretary ANP Charsadda and said that if over billing, undue fines and unscheduled load-shedding is not ended, the party would carry on a series of protests.
He said that if WAPDA officials would waive off the undue fines from the bills of the consumers, they would immediately pay their outstanding dues. He said that WAPDA is going to send notices through NAB-which is contempt of the consumers law and ANP would not tolerate it. He said that XEN (E) WAPDA Muhammad Arif had promised at various points that undue fines would be waived off but nothing as such has been done so far. Every month, surcharge is being added to the bills of the consumers and this has added to the problems of the consumers. He said that if WAPDA would not mend their ways, ANP would be compelled to carry out a protest sit-in before the XEN's office.
Schools heads warned over security: District Nazim Fahad Riaz Khan has strictly warned the principles of all colleges in the district to take impregnable security measures and act in compliance to the SOP. He said that non-compliant ones would be dealt punitively. He advised that all colleges must install CCTV cameras with immediate effect. Charsadda Police would safeguard all government colleges and other academic institutions at any cost. He was talking to an emergency meeting of the principles of all male and females colleges of the district in his office on Wednesday. The principles briefed him regarding their problems of insufficient finds, improper boundary walls and others. He reiterated that all colleges must carry out a series of any and all required steps through a contingency plan to cope with security threats.