Chitral: Local residents including women of Kosht village in upper Chitral staged a protest sit against the Education department. According to the protesters, the post of a class four employee at a local school was the right of the land owner as he had given the land free to the govt. initially the land owner was appointed accordingly but after his retirement his son was not given the job and allegedly an outsider was appointed on political interference, which caused the collective protest in support of the land owner. .. CN report, 04 Jun 2019
Chitral: Charity food stuff sent by Saudi King were distributed in Chitral town. Earlier similar charity tranche from Qatar were also distributed in same manner. Many people have taken exception to the method of distribution saying the concerned managers and officials distributed the goods on personal approval basis instead of reaching out to the deserving. Some complained that only inhabitants of the town could benefit whereas residents of far flung areas who were more deserving were denied the benefit.
A section of the Chitrali poppulation however rejected the idea of selective charity and said if Saudi Arabia and Qatar wanted to benefit the people they should set up hospitals, schools, power statios etc which can benefit the poor people collectively. .. CN report, 09 May 2019