TDPs repatriation soon


Staff Reporter

Peshawar—The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that peace has been restored in FATA and repatriation of TDPs is in process and it will be completed by the end of this year. He was addressing the MoU signing ceremony between UNHCR and FATA Disaster Management Authority here at Governor’s House, on Thursday.
According to this MoU, UNHCR funded cash Assistance of 1.45 million dollars will be provided to FDMA to facilitate vulnerable people of South Waziristan Agency, Kurram and Orakzai agencies. The country representative of UNHCR Indrika Ratwatte and GOC 45 Engr. Division Maj. General Anwaar ul Haq were also present besides the Additional Chief Secretary FATA, DG, FDMA, Political Agents of South Waziristan, Kurram and Orakzai Agencies, officials of FATA Secretariat.
While appreciating UNHCR’s support for FATA the Governor also mentioned provision of 2500 tents and 10,000 sheets to almost 4800 affected families of South Waziristan Agency, Kurram and Orakzai agencies and thanked for the generous support. Terrorism is an international issue. The people of FATA have given countless sacrifices while combating militancy and now it is the time for international communities to come forward with philanthropist role for ensuring infrastructure development and improvement of social services in FATA, he added.