CM directs devising mechanism for giving stipends to Pesh Imams.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak has directed to work out a
transparent mechanism for provision of monthly stipend to Pesh Imam as per the provincial cabinet decision throughout the province.
He was presiding over a meeting at Chief Minister House Peshawar here on Thursday.Provincial Minister for Religious Affairs, Haji Habib-ur-Rehman, Additional Chief Secretary Shehzad Bangash, Administrative secretaries and others attended the meeting. The meeting also reviewed process and requirements for payment of monthly stipend to Pesh Imam of mosques and mode of payment in this regard.
He said that provincial cabinet had already approved payment of monthly stipend to
Pesh Imam throughout the province and relevant department should finalize process
of payment as expeditiously as possible.
We have to make the whole mechanism of payment to the Pesh Imam of mosques throughout the province in consonance with the law, he added.
Pervez Khattak regretted that despite that the step aimed welfare and development of
Pesh Imams certain quarters are criticizing his government that has no political motives.