PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti has said that ANP local office bearers and workers are the party’s asset and today ANP is a political force in the province due to their extensive efforts and struggle.

He said that no political party can match ANP in terms of party workers sacrifices for survival of the nation and establishment of peace. He said that the net of development schemes has been extended to every nook and corner of the province in consultation with party associations, which will bring pleasant changes in social and economic status of the people.

He was addressing presidents and general secretaries of ANP district associations at the CM House on Tuesday.

ANP President Senator Afrasyab Khattak, Senior Vice President, Senator Baz Muhammad Khan, Engineer Abbass Khan, Prominent legal expert Abdul Latif Lala, Provincial General Secretary Arbab Muhammad Tahir, MPAs, Imran Afridi, PSF Central President Bashir Khan Sherpao and other central and provincial office bearers were also present on the occasion. The CM threw light on his government’s four-year performance in detail. He said that history lacks precedent on how the people gallantly had faced flood and terrorism challenges. He said that due to this brilliant performance of the government, other peace and development loving political groups are announcing association with ANP. He said that today ANP has an effective representation in areas of the province which was nominal in the past.

He said that inclusion of public representatives from southern districts and Hazara in ANP has brought a new spirit to the party. He stressed the party office bearers and workers to get ready for extending the party message from house to house. He clarified that there is a need for continuity in development process for encouragement to the youth, increase in health and education facilities and eradication of poverty in order that common man can benefit from its fruits. He also cited his government efforts in lessening national energy crisis under which a project of generating hydel power from own resources has been launched.

Later on, office bearers from different districts met the CM and apprised him of development schemes and people problems in their respective areas. The CM issued directives on applications. ANP FATA association office bearers also met the CM and apprised him of association activities in FATA.