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PECN lauds KP’s determination on free transportation services for feminine college students



PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Training Champions Community (PECN) has lauded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities determination to offer free transportation services to feminine college students in province.

In response to a press launch issued right here on Wednesday, the KP authorities not too long ago introduced free transportation services for feminine college students.

KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan accepted free transportation for feminine college students attending any public sector college within the province to extend the literacy charge among the many women. Many ladies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province had been discouraged from persevering with their schooling annually due to the lengthy distances between their houses and colleges and the dearth of inexpensive transportation choices for them to journey.

Initially, the PTC (Mum or dad-Trainer Council) fund can be utilized for the pilot challenge in distant areas of the province, in accordance with the main points offered by the Elementary and Secondary Training Division (ESED).

In 2022 Ladies Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) by a advice paper and joint place paper by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Fee on Standing of Ladies and Baby Welfare & Safety Fee of their joint place paper with Pakistan Training Champions Community emphasised the availability of free transportation for women within the rural areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In response to the survey, which was carried out as a part of the BISP’s Nationwide Socio-Financial Registry census with the assistance of elementary and secondary college lecturers, the kids not attending college within the province complete 4.7 million whereas the variety of out-of-school women within the province is 2.9 million, which quantities to 53 per cent of the whole 5.4 million lady inhabitants of the identical age group.

Blue Veins native not-for-profit group working to advertise and defend women’ secondary Training in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for women says if there isn’t any college in her village she is pressured to drop out. Mother and father won’t permit their women to stroll to highschool as a result of threat of violence, and there’s no inexpensive manner for them to attend college outdoors of their village. Due to this, there may be little incentive for a woman in these rural villages to remain in class previous sixth grade.

Qamar Naseem, Program Supervisor Blue Veins and Training Champion from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa mentioned “free transportation can help women on the transitional stage, main the way in which in establishing feminine schooling as a norm somewhat than an anomaly.”

“The accepted scheme will assist mitigates gender imbalances, bolsters particular person shallowness and fosters a larger, extra energetic function for ladies in society.”

“The impacts of this program might be far-reaching, reverberating throughout the financial system and the futures of ladies and their households,” he added.



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Injured PTI MPA underwent surgical procedure, shifted to ward: LRH Spokesman



PESHAWAR: Severely injured PTI MPA Malik Liaqat Khan has been operated upon and shifted to ward, spokesman for the Woman Studying Hospital Muhammad Asim informed media right here on Sunday.

The injured MPA was present process therapy at Woman Studying Hospital, the spokesman confirmed. He mentioned MPA Malik Liaqat Khan was hit by a number of bullets in his abdomen and shoulder and was operated upon and shifted to the ward, spokesperson LRH knowledgeable.

Malik Liaqat just isn’t totally aware, it could be untimely to say something about his full restoration, hospital spokesperson mentioned whereas replying a query when requested about his situation. Three individuals injured together with the MPA are additionally admitted to the hospital emergency division, he disclosed.

“Malik Liaqat Khan’s nephew Huzaifa is among the many injured, mentioned the LRH spokesperson.”

Huzaifa was additionally shot within the abdomen and was additionally operated on, Asim mentioned. He mentioned MPA Secretary Shoaib and good friend Shakir are among the many different injured. Malik Liaqat Khan was injured in a murderous assault in Dir Decrease on Saturday evening. The injured had been shifted to Peshawar after first help in Timargarh District Headquarter Hospital, spokesperson LRH mentioned.

He mentioned MPA Malik Liaqat Khan was injured together with others within the assaults together with his good friend Shakir, Secretary Shoaib, and nephew Huzaifa and people useless within the assault had been recognized as Jan Alam, his brother, Yasir his nephew, gunman Naseer and one other particular person.

Assault on MPA Liaqat condemned

Particular Assistant to Chief Minister on Info and Public Relation Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif on Sunday condemned assault on PTI’s MPA Malik Liaqat Ali in Dir Decrease.

In a condemnation message, Barrister Saif mentioned that the Chief Minister has taken discover of the incident and directed police chief to arrest the attackers.

Barrister Saif mentioned that such cowardice assault can not repulse their brave.

He mentioned that these concerned within the incident can be delivered to justice quickly.

He prayed to Allah Almighty for the departed soul in everlasting peace and grant braveness to bereaved relations to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude and for early restoration of the injured individuals.


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4 of identical household shot useless over enmity



PESHAWAR: 4 members of a identical household had been killed when their rivals opened fireplace on them close to Village Lala Kalay over an previous enmity right here on Sunday.

In accordance with the Chamkani police two accused named Bilal and Idrees opened fireplace on their rivals killing 4 individuals on the spot. The attackers managed to flee from the crime scene.

One other report stated the incident befell over bargaining for the buying of animals in Kala Mandi of Peshawar. The deceased had been recognized as Bakht Zaman, Sufaid Gul, Mohammad Rehan and Zubair. The deceased individuals had been the residents of village Masma, Chamkani.

The police have registered a case and launch hunt for arrest of the killers at massive.

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Discovering skilled butchers for slaughtering sacrificial animals a herculean job



PESHAWAR: Refused to simply accept extra orders, Adnan Khan, knowledgeable butcher of Hastnagri Bazaar was optimistic to earn most revenue after receiving 50 reserving of slaughtering sacrificial animals throughout Eidul Azha.

Engaged three seasonal butchers to satisfy the positioned orders, the 25-year outdated butcher, who was sharpening his daggers and axes at Firdus market on Saturday informed APP that he had acquired 50 orders of slaughtering sacrificial animals together with cows, oxen, buffaloes, goats, sheep and camels throughout three days of Eidul Azha.

“Slaughtering animals is an artwork. The butchers know the place the slaughtered animals may very well be minimize into items as a substitute of makeshifts butchers or abnormal individuals, ” stated Adnan, who inherited this hard-earned career from his grandfather.

“My grandfather has began this career earlier than independence of Pakistan and now our third technology was carrying ahead his legacy regardless of ups and downs in his enterprise,” he stated.

He stated charges of animals slaughtering was primarily based on day and time, including on the primary day Rs 4,000 to Rs5,000 have been being charged for slaughtering a goat  or sheep between 8:00am to 11:50am with extra Rs600 for making meat on the primary day of Eid.

Likewise, fee of slaughtering of cow and buffaloe was mounted at Rs10,000 to Rs12,000 per animal on Eid’s morning.

Rs15,000 to Rs20,000 was being charged for slaughtering camel and Rs7,000 to Rs8,000 for ox with extra Rs2,500 for making meat.

He stated the butchers cost hefty quantities on account of their skilled work as there have been many seasonal butchers, who know nothing about slaughtering and take extra time than the professionals throughout the scorching warmth.

The seasonal butchers lack correct techniques to deliver down animals to the grounds, slaughtering methods and are additionally unable to chop the meat correctly. These inept butchers additionally find yourself damaging hides of the sacrificial animals moreover uncovered residents to accidents.

Due to exorbitant charges {of professional} butchers and excessive revenue charges, the butchers of others districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have arrived to Peshawar to buck most good points.

In addition to seasonal butchers, the unemployed labourers and kids of merged and settled districts of KP have additionally rushed to Peshawar to earn most revenue.

“I got here from Nowshera district to Peshawar following excessive demand of butchers and revenue fee of sacrificial animals right here,” stated Zardali Khan, a non-professional butcher whereas speaking to APP.

He stated most of individuals have been hiring non-professional butchers on account of low revenue fee evaluate to professionals butchers retaining in view of their monetary standing.

Zardali stated he got here from village Dheri Ishaq Pabbi the place most of individuals slaughter animals themselves after performing collective Qurbani.

‘Ten orders of animals’ slaughtering was acquired by me on this Eid at Rs5,000 per cow in addition to buffaloe and Rs2,000 per goat or sheep.

Following instances of lumpy pores and skin illness in animals, he stated most of educated individuals choose to rent butchers to keep away from publicity to the deadly an infection.

Qaiser Khan, a resident of Wapda City Peshawar stated that it has develop into immense troublesome to purchase animal to carry out sacrifice ritual because of the prevailing inflation and value hike within the nation and we have now to roam across the outskirts of the town to seek out animal on reasonably priced fee.

Following shopping for of an acceptable animal, he stated hiring knowledgeable butcher on minimal fees was one other herculean job.

Afghan refugees have additionally jumped in KP cities by receiving orders on comparatively cheaper fee than locals.

Following excessive charges of butchers, many voters have determined to slaughter sacrificial animals themselves regardless of scorching warmth and instances of lumpy pores and skin illness.

Director, Livestock and Dairy Improvement KP, Dr Aftab  Ahmad informed APP

that round 100,000 to 150,000 cattle have been being slaughtered in KP on Eidul Azha.

In cities, he stated traits of slaughtering of animals via butchers have been larger than villages.

He stated that round 70 to 80 % cattle are being introduced kind Punjab for sacrifice on Eid days.

The transportation of sacrificial animals to Afghanistan have been main motive behind hike of sacrificial animals costs in KP that wanted to be regulated.

Dr Aftab stated that a number of checkpoints have been established with the help of provincial authorities at varied locations on highways connecting KP with merged districts to manage menace of cattle smuggling.

Dr Aftab stated the division has deployed groups in several cattle markets for monitoring of animals and spraying of pesticides.

Equally, examine posts have been established in any respect the entry factors of the province to examine all animals.

Dr Aftab Ahmad urged the cattle homeowners to make sure cleanliness and use mosquito repellent as security measure for defense of animals from lumpy pores and skin illness moreover adopting precautionary measures throughout slaughtering

He recommended regulation of butchers enterprise and fixation of slaughtering fee of animals occasionally of Eidul Azha.


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