PM announces to hold general elections on July 15

16 Dec, 2017 9:09 pm

KOHAT (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has on Saturday said that general elections will be held in the country on July 15 next year.

Addressing a public meeting in Kohat on Saturday, he said that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will win the elections on the basis of its performance.

The prime minister said that the process of introducing reforms in FATA was initiated by the PML-N government and it will complete the same, adding that various development projects have been initiated in tribal areas to create job opportunities and promote education.

Abbasi said that the federal government has released funds for various development projects in Kohat, including the supply of natural gas and construction of a stadium.

Earlier, addressing a function held in connection with the foundation laying ceremony of Women Campus of Kohat University of Science and Technology in Kohat, the premier said that the government is paying full attention to the promotion of higher education in the country.

He went on to say that we can defeat extremism and terrorism by educating our youth, adding that education has been delegated to provinces after the passage of 18th constitutional amendment.

The Women Campus of Kohat University of Science and Technology will be completed at a cost of about one billion rupees in three years.

Initially, classes in three disciplines, including zoology, computer science and English, have been started in a local girls college.

Earlier, the Prime Minister also performed ground-breaking of dualization of one hundred twenty-eight kilometers Sarai Gambila-Kohat Road and seventy-three kilometers Pindigheb-Kohat road, in Kohat.

Referring to the terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar, the Prime Minister said that the security forces launched operation against the terrorists after this tragic incident and restored peace in the country.



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