PESHAWAR The NWFP govt on Tuesday approved a seven-year Comprehensive Development Strategy (CDS)-2010-2017 to ensure continuity in development plans, besides to lure foreign donors to the Frontier province. This was decided at the provincial cabinet meeting held with Chief Minister Amir Haider Hoti in the chair. The cabinet members also cancelled the 'Personalised number plats for private vehicles initiated by the MMA government. The CDS would reflect the vision of provincial govt on social, economic, human resources; good governance sectors and providing equal opportunity; justice and security to the citizens. For the purpose, a huge amount of Rs 975 billion has been estimated for the execution of the plan, of which Rs516b would be provided from own resources while Rs359b would be achieved from foreign aid and grants. The implementation of CDS would be properly monitored while the strategy would be reflected in the annual budgets. Soon after conclusion of the cabinet meeting, NWFP Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain, while briefing media men on the decisions taken at the cabinet meeting, said that Kohistan, Tank, Chitral, Batagram, Shangla, Hangu and semi-tribal area Kala Dhaka were declared as 'unattractive areas, which were earlier divided into 'hard and less-attractive areas. He said the employment duration in these areas would be maintained as one and half years, however, for married servants the tenure would be one year in the unattractive areas of the province. He said that the provincial cabinet had formed a seven-member committee at its previous meeting about posting and transferring of government employees in the hard and unattractive areas of the province. He said that the cabinet also approved the recruitment of BPS 11 to BPS 14 employees through departmental committees purely on education criteria, for which the Establishment Department was assigned to present a transparent mechanism within a month. The test and interview marks would not be considered in the recruitment process as many of the less-educated candidates had been allegedly favored in the test and interview in past. The Provincial Information Minister said that the cabinet had unanimously approved to cancel 'Personalised number plats of vehicles in the province as it was encouraging VIP culture and was presenting as 'status symbol, saying the Excise and Taxation department would evolve a mechanism to refund the amount to the holders of VIP number plats. To have check on private educational institutions, the cabinet also okayed legislation for bringing improvement in the performance of Higher Education Authority (HEA). Besides, it also formally approved medical treatment of parents of MPAs within the country on government expenses, while any treatment of the MPAs parents abroad would not be considered as part of the package.