MARDAN - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Minister for Finance, Engr Muhammad Humayun Khan has said that anti-Pakistan People’s Party forces would be defeated in the next general elections, as PPP was the party gained roots among masses at grassroots level.

He said PPP rendered matchless sacrifices for the protection of people’s rights, adding that history was testimony to the fact that from top leadership to the level of general workers of PPP have sacrificed their lives but never bowed down before any dictator.

He was talking to various delegations of PK-99 Malakand which met him at his residence atPeshawar the other day. Humayun Khan said the people voted him to power by reposing full confidence in him during the last general elections adding that he also served the people with the same zeal and zest. He said during this period, various developmental schemes amounting to Rs 426.10 million have been carried out in Union Council Palai, Rs 1510.30 million in UC Batkhela, Rs 121.65 million in UC Totakan, Rs 118.30 million in UC Pir Khel including Nari Tangi and Qulangi areas and Rs 271.251 million in UC Agra have been carried out as a result of which the political foes have become upset.

The provincial minister directed the party workers not to pay any heed to the baseless propaganda hatched by the opponents but has constant contact with the people and apprised them about the ground realities.

He also stressed upon them to convey the revolutionary manifesto, message and programme of the party to every nook and corner of the country to ensure the success of the PPP-candidates in the next elections by frustrating the political rivals.