“Khalil Qaumi Jirga” announced to resort a Dharna in front of NAB Office Peshawar against curruption in BRT project on March 23 final decision will be announce on March 8 in a grand convention here in Peshawar . They also warned of blocking the mainJamrod Road in the province by delaying Project and said that the responsibility for all this would rest on government.
A jirga meeting, chaired by JUI(F)’s ex Minister Maulana Amanullah Haqqani, Pir Fida Advocate Currently MPA PTI, PML-N Arbab Khizer Hayat , JI’s ex-minister Kashif Azam, ANP ex Provincial General Secretary Arbab Mohammad Tahir, ex-MPA Alamgir Khalil, Ishfaq Khalil, PPP’s Arbab Zarak Khan , Zubair Khalil and other, termed the standard of work of the BRT as substandard and slow-paced.
The meeting said that the Pakhtoonkhwa government lost the people’s trust and confidence and even in-time completion of BRT cannot recover its image in the eyes of the public. The meeting said that pledged that the Khalil tribe will take to the streets and protest against the government. If the government fails to open BRT by the promised date.
Giving details about the Jirga meeting, Arbab Khizer Hayat Khan Khalil said that total cost of BRT construction has soared up to more than 90 billion rupees and this money would come from the poor man’s pocket. It is just like looting the hard earned money of the poor people of the province, he added.
He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon admit that there existed no need for the BRT project and would term it a mistake by the PTI government in Pakhtoonkhwa.
He said that the under-construction BRT project has turned the lives of people of Peshawar miserable and most of them have become patients due to dust and noise everywhere in the city.
He also alleged that the ex-PKP Chief Minister Parvez Khattak embezzled millions of rupees in the BRP project. He said Khattak is also responsible for all demolitions in the city. Arbab Khizer said that instead of becoming federal defence minister Khattak should have landed in jail for his crimes.
He said that it was regrettable that in Pakistan law is used only to supress the opposition parties.