Peshawar-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government (LG) and Rural Development Faisal Amin Gandapur on Friday directed to take measures for resolving issues and problems of townships and to provide needed facilities to residents. Chairing a meeting of Urban Areas Development Board, the minister said that provision of basic amenities is among priorities of government. He said that input of public departments is vital to materialise dream of a welfare state like Riyasat-e-Madina.

Faisal Amin said that infrastructure of townships would be developed on scientific basis whereas system to provide basic civic amenities to township dwellers would work in automated manner and townships would be declared safe by using information technology.

The minister directed authorities to perform their duties diligently and achieve targets and restore confidence of the people on public institutions.

He said the government would not make any compromise on development projects and provision of quality municipal services.