PESHAWAR: The caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan paid a visit to the District Headquarter Hospital Khar in tribal district Bajaur where he inquired about the health of injured persons of Bajaur bomb blast that had claimed dozens of human lives and left many other injured.
The chief minister met the injured persons one by one and inquired about their health and treatment facilities being provided to them in the hospital. He on the occasion directed the authorities concerned to leave no stone unturned in the treatment and said that he and his team are personally monitoring the whole treatment process.
Moreover, Muhammad Azam khan said that the provincial government stood by the bereaved families adding that he was deeply saddened to learn about the loss of precious human lives due to heartbreaking blast the other day. “Targeting peaceful citizens was a highly inhumane and heinous act that can’t be justified at all” he remarked. While paying tribute to the martyrs, the chief minister said that citizens of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa especially tribal people and our security forces have rendered matchless sacrifices for reinstating and establishing peace in the region; we will not let those sacrifices go in vain, he said.
Meanwhile, the chief minister also met the elders of district Bajaur and heirs of the martyrs and expressed his heartfelt sympathies over the irreparable loss of human lives. He prayed for the higher ranks of martyrs and early recovery of the injured ones.
He made it clear that the purpose of his visits to district Bajaur and Dir Lower was to condole to the bereaved families and to inquire about the health of injured persons adding that ever since this tragic incident was reported, not a single moment has passed in peace and contentment.
Later in the day, the chief minister also paid a short visit to district Dir Lower and inquired after the health of injured persons who are under treatment at Timergara Teaching Hospital. He directed the hospital administration to pay special attention to the treatment of injured persons of Bajaur blast so that they can recover as early as possible.
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Responding to a question during his brief media talk, the chief minister termed establishing sustainable peace as the top most priority and said that the caretaker provincial government has taken all possible steps to this end.