PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has said that personality, role and services of Bacha Khan and struggle of Abdul Wali Khan were not limited to Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan or this region.

He added that the whole world admitted that secret of getting rid of current difficulties and challenges lying in the path of Bacha Khan. He said that children hospital, named after Bashir Ahmad Bilour Shaheed, costing Rs 2.20 billion would be established in Peshawar. He said that five years performance of the present government was far more commendable than the performance of entire governments in the past 60 years. He was addressing 25th death anniversary of Bacha Khan and 7th of Abdul Wali Khan at Nishtar Hall Peshawar on Monday. District Peshawar and City District Peshawar arranged the anniversary.

The chief minister paid glowing tributes to services and sacrifices of Pakhtun leaders and said that the presence of Iranian Consul General Hassan Darvesh wand here was the testimony that services, personality and sacrifices of Bacha Khan and struggle of Wali Khan Baba were not limited to this area rather the whole world revered it. He thanked Iranian Government and Consul General on his participation in happiness and grief of Pakhtuns. He said that we all companions of one home, thought and Rorwali, however presence of Hassan Darvesh wand reflects. Iran and Iranian brothers respect on their hearts for Pakhtun leaders. He termed Peshawar as the strongest fort of ANP and said that ANP now existed as a strong political force in entire districts of province including Peshawar, Sawabi, Charsadda and Mardan. He said that presence of prominent families and elected representatives from Kohistan, Mansehra, Batagram, Haripur, Tank, Kohat, DI Khan and Karak in caravan of Bacha Khan was the testimony of the fact that ANP was the only active and vibrant party of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He paid Salam to greatness and sacrifices of Bashir Ahmad Bilour, Alamzeb, Dr Shamsher Ali Khan, Mian Rashid Hussain and hundreds of party workers due to whom the caravan of Bacha Khan destined to its destiny. He said that children hospital was need of the hour and the government has allotted 20 kanal land in front of RMI Hayat Abad Phase-V for this purpose where the foundation stone of Children Hospital will be laid. The hospital will comprise of 200 beds with state of the art treatment facilities for the children. He announced naming the hospital after Bashir Ahmad Bilour Shaheed on directives of his leader. He termed successes of ANP and present government as a result of guidance of leaders, struggle of workers and support of the people. He reiterated for rendering any sort of sacrifices in following path of Bacha Khan and Abdul Wali Khan in any sort of difficult and testing times.