Govt to compensate NWA affectees

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government has approved Rs13532.292 million for the compensation to shopkeepers, petrol pumps and others relevant sectors of Miranshah bazaar of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) tribal district. Officials in KP Government told media on Wednesday that process of payment of compensation to all those whose shops, markets and petrol pumps were destroyed in Miranshah bazaar were expedited and Rs 13532.292 million were approved by KP Cabinet to help them in reconstruction and rehabilitation of its damaged infrastructure.
This huge amount was approved following the recommendations of Special Committee to help affectees of Miranshah Bazaar for reconstruction of their shops, petrol pumps etc. The Government would provide same payment to affectees of Miranshah’s bazaar as provided to affected shopkeepers of Mir Ali’s tehsil of North Waziristan. The official said a hefty amount of Rs4404.973m have already been distributed by the government among the affected people of Miranshah bazaar. International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) has showed willingness to make investment in projects related to alleviation of poverty.