Jhagra highlights sacrifices of tribals for country

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the role and sacrifices rendered by the tribal people in development, progress and stability of the country is a visible part of our national history. “Our brethren from FATA left their homes in the best national interests and ensuring security of the country and the entire nation will always remember their sacrifices with great pride and honour.
He was addressing the elders of the Mehsud tirbe during his one visit to South Waziristan Agency on Thursday. Senator Maulana Saleh Shah Qureshi, GOC 9 Division, Maj. Gen. Nauman Zakriya, Additional Chief Secretary FATA Fida Wazir, Political Agent Zafar ul Islam and other concerned officials were present on the occasion.
While referring to the reconstruction and rehabilitation process, the Governor said, the Govt. have launched multi-purpose development packages which are being implemented at the cost of billion of rupees. “Projects meant for provision of potable water, rehabilitation of agriculture sector and health and educational activities are the important part of all such packages and no effort is being spared to fully implement them. With complete materialization of the development packages, the Governor said, the FATA will be brought at par with the developed parts of the country.
Referring to the demands presented in the address of welcome, the Governor announced a special package amounting to rupees 500 million to provide drinking water facilities and construct roads in far flung areas of the agnecy.