ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday his authorities’s plan to spend more than Rs100 billion yearly for the uplift of tribal districts – formerly referred to as Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).
“Our ppl[people] in the tribal location will see exceptional development as Govt plans to spend over Rs100 billion annually for 10 yrs in tribal districts,” the prime minister stated in a tweet this morning.
“Living as much as our commitment. A 3-week consultative process on 10 year Dev[elopement] Plan for former FATA is being initiated, starting from Bajaur.”
Lately, the high minister paid a go to to Mohmand district wherein he announced to launch Sehat Insaf Card scheme inside the tribal area.
Addressing tribal elders at Ghalanai, the Headquarters of Mohmand district, he had said people of tribal districts will enjoy the Sehat Insaf Card like rest of the countrymen. He said the holder of the card might be entitled to get remedy at any health center as much as Rs7,20,000 yearly.
Living up to our commitment. A 3-week consultative process on 10 yr Dev Plan for former FATA is being initiated, starting from Bajaur. Our ppl in the tribal area will see unprecedented development as Govt plans to spend over Rs100 billion annually for 10 yrs in tribal districts
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 18, 2019
The high minister said tribal districts could be evolved and training and job possibilities may be created for tribal youth.
He said Mohmand Dam can be constructed in an effort to no longer only generate strength but also irrigate a good sized barren land. He said tourism may also be promoted in tribal districts as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has high-quality ability for tourism and this has helped in reduction of poverty during the last five years.