PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government launched a Video Link System (VLS) at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar.

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak formally inaugurated the VLS by live video link conferencing with commissioners of Kohat and Dera Ismail Khan simultaneously and apprised himself of the security arrangements of Muharram. He also passed on certain orders to them in this regard.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology (IT) Directorate installed this system with cost of Rs35 million.

Initially the video conferencing facility has been provided to CM Secretariat Peshawar, Cabinet Room Civil Sectt, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Secretary P&D, Secretary Home & Tribal Affairs Department and all Divisional Commissioners, wherein the chief minister could contact them all anytime with the additional facility of data transfer as well.

The deputy commissioners throughout the province were also being linked with the system in the second phase.

Through this facility chief minister can chair meeting with all the authorities simultaneously, can share presentations and can transfer data or file works. The meeting proceedings can also be saved and can be viewed later.