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8 killed after passenger van falls into ravine in KP

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ISLAMABAD: A passenger van plunged right into a ravine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa late on Sunday, claiming eight lives whereas injuring a minimum of three others, a authorities official mentioned.

The incident occurred when the van tumbled off the highway close to the Phulda space of Mansehra district, Mansehra Deputy Commissioner Qasim Ali Khan mentioned.

Two girls and three kids have been among the many killed, mentioned the official, including that preliminary investigation confirmed that the accident occurred when the van driver misplaced management over the automobile whereas negotiating a pointy flip as a result of overspeeding.

Following the incident, rescue groups and native volunteers reached the positioning and retrieved our bodies and the injured, and shifted them to a close-by hospital the place a number of of the injured are in crucial situation, police informed media.

The ill-fated van was carrying the passengers from Mansehra to the neighbouring Lassan Nawab city when it met the accident.

KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan expressed sorrow and grief over the lack of treasured lives and directed the district administration to offer the most effective medical support to the injured.

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KP envisages Rs170bn growth program for subsequent 12 months

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) authorities has proposed improve within the quantity of growth program for the settled districts for the following monetary 12 months to Rs170 billion.
The planning and growth Division mentioned that the event program of a lot of the administrative departments has been finalised. In line with P&D sources, the quantity of growth program for settled district for the present monetary 12 months was Rs165 billion however for the upcoming monetary 12 months, a rise of Rs5 billion has been proposed. The identical growth program additionally contains the funds of the native governments.
Sources mentioned that for the following monetary 12 months, there will probably be extra concentrate on the continued growth tasks as dministrative departments have been tasked to finish their tasks. In line with sources, the Chief Minister will probably be briefed by every division on its growth program, after which the following 12 months’s program will probably be finalised.

 

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KPRA’s drive ends with over 200K new registrations

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PESHAWAR: The Registration Drive of KPRA, launched for taxpayers’ facilitation and tax acceleration in North Area, concluded in Naran on Friday.
Over 2 hundred service suppliers in Haripur, Mansehra, Balakot, Naran, Kaghan, Batakundi and Jalkhand have been introduced into the tax web and over 200 have been recognized who will likely be introduced below the tax web.
The groups of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Income Authority (KPRA) offered prompt registration facility to unregistered enterprise house owners related to providers sector in Haripur, Mansehra, Balakot, Naran, Kaghan, Batakundi and Jalkhand within the 10 days lengthy drive carried out on the particular directive of Director Normal KPRA Fayyaz Ali Shah.
The USAID-KPRM offered help to KPRA to efficiently conduct the drive wherein Inspectors, Monitoring Officers and Facilitation officers of KPRA visited the enterprise premises of potential taxpayers for consciousness and offering prompt registration facility at their doorsteps.
On Friday, the KPRA registration staff setup their cellular registration camp in Naran for the facilitation of the taxpayers, and the sphere groups visited the enterprise premises of unregistered service suppliers and offered them registration on the spot together with offering data concerning the gathering and administration of gross sales tax on providers. The staff held conferences with the affiliation of tent service suppliers in Mansehra and with Naran-Kaghan Resort and Eating places Affiliation who assured the staff their assist and cooperation.
KPRA Extra Collector North Umer Arshad Khan thanked USAID-KPRM for helping KPRA in efficiently conducting the drive. He additionally appreciated the enterprise group of North Area for cooperating with the groups of KPRA. “Our staff is able to present each assist to the taxpayers in issues referring to the gathering of gross sales tax and month-to-month returns submitting,” he stated including that the contribution of enterprise group of North Area in KPRA’s annual income assortment is encouraging and he hoped that the hospitality sector of the area will carry out higher than the final 12 months. The Extra Collector North appreciated the efforts of KPRA registration staff.
USAID-KPRM Exercise Communication lead Naveed Yousafzai stated in his assertion that they’ve been offering help and assist to KPRA in capability constructing of its employees, and consciousness, facilitation and schooling of the taxpayers and it’ll proceed its assist for broadening of tax base and rising income of KPRA.

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Imran to be PM once more after three months: KP CM

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SWAT: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has claimed that Imran Khan would be the Prime Minister once more after three months after sending the “imported authorities” packing.
The KP chief minister expressed the views whereas addressing a public rally at Barikot Floor throughout his go to to Swat on Friday.
On the event, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan laid the muse stone of Swat Motorway Part II and Engineering College Campus Kandak. The Chief Minister additionally inaugurated the upgradation of Civil Hospital Barikot, Playground Shamozai and Bab-e- Udhyana at Lindakay space.
Addressing the gathering, Mahmood Khan stated that with the completion of mega initiatives price billions of rupees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa together with Swat District, the province has entered a brand new period of improvement.
He stated that 2.5 million vacationers visited Malakand and Hazara divisions final 12 months, which has generated greater than Rs60 billion income.
He stated that Swat Motorway phase-II would play a major function within the improvement and tourism of Swat.
Mahmood Khan stated that development of Swat Motorway could be accomplished in any case and reservations of land homeowners on this regard could be eliminated quickly.
He stated that Amir Muqam has come down on enmity with Swat as “we had given billions of rupees to PESCO and SNGPL to offer aid to the folks of Swat and different areas. However Amir Muqam is obstructing each departments on the premise of prejudice.”
“We’ll take our proper from the federation at each value,” he declared.
The Chief Minister stated that previously his authorities had introduced the well being card and made this dream come a actuality.
He additionally fulfilled his promise to offer Rs10,000 per thirty days to the prayers leaders in mosques.
Now the meals card has been issued and it’ll convey aid to the poor and likewise Schooling card may even be launched quickly, it will open new avenues of training he added.
He stated that sitting with Shehbaz Sharif because the Chief Minister wouldn’t be acceptable underneath any circumstances.

 

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