PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha has promised to the people of the province that his government, with the active support of the coalition parties, would realize the dream of durable peace through dialogue in addition to assuring protection of life, honour and properties of the masses.

He reiterated that our steps would ushr in a new era of progress and prosperity not only in the province but also in the whole country. He said that the measures taken by his govt would ensure rule of merit and law in the province.  Similarly, accountability and transparency would be introduced in all the government affairs and working capacity of the govt machinery would be enhanced to provide relief to the poor in the real context.

In his message on Eid, the Chief Minister said, “The prosperity, peace, development and national integrity should be at the back of our minds while going for Eid-ul-Azha celebrations.” He also said, “We are at the critical juncture of our history. Therefore national cohesion and solidarity are more needed today than before. We must stand as a cohesive force to deal with internal and external threats. He said that our people are drawing new lines of sacrifices in the region not only for one another but for entire Muslim fraternity and human.

We have to be united and should not be divided on different lines while our unity would lead us to durable peace not only in our country but in the entire region.”

He said that Eid-ul-Azha teaches the lessons of sacrifice, sympathy and brotherhood with each other. “Since the present atmosphere of the country required mutual unity, fraternity and dedication to sacrifice for welfare of our brothers, therefore, we should start thinking above political affiliations”, he exclaimed.