KOHAT: Imran Khan government had Bangash belt first in December 2020 to open a collage and then in December 2021, but either of the times, they could not build a collage. Women and girls of the area mostly do not continue their education after matriculation due to absence of collage.
Esar Bangash, chief of a local welfare organisation, said now the education department had given June 2022 date for initiating classes.
He said the number of boys and girls completing high school had increased enormously, but their dream of continuing further studies could not be fulfilled.
They appealed to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary Dr Shehzad Bangash to ensure early completion of the college.
DRUG SALE POINTS SEALED: Different drug sale points were sealed and owners booked on Sunday for selling expired and unregistered drugs.
A team led by senior drug inspector Touseef Mohammad inspected medicine sale points at Garhi Mawaz Khan, Hangu bypass road, Family Park, and hospital road near the Liaquat Memorial Hospital, and recovered expired and unregistered drugs from a few of them. The violators were booked under relevant provisions of law.
A medicine sale point near the Family Park was sealed for having an invalid drug sale licence.
STOLEN TRANSFORMERS RECOVERED: The police have arrested two thieves and recovered eight stolen transformers taken away from Dhodha, Kharmato and Kot towns.
SHO Bilitang police station Irfan Khan said the transformers were seized from the houses of the accused, Mohammad Umar and Sarwar of Kharmato town during raids, according to a statement issued on Sunday.
He said the action was taken after Pesco SDO Mr Wajidullah had lodged an FIR following complaints of consumers from the areas where the transformers were stolen a few days ago.
The SHO said raids were being conducted for arrest of their two other accomplices.
WATER CHLORINATION: The Orakzai deputy commissioner has directed the public health engineering department to chlorinate tanks for ensuring clean drinking water to the residents.
In a notification issued on Sunday, he also directed the education department and Nadra to complete the registration of children below 18 years of age on Form-B. He asked the civil defence and Road Transport Authority to arrange volunteers for vaccination of people against Covid-19 at bus stands.