Fata Voice News Agency
Landikotal: The governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved and announced mega-developmental projects in the federally administered tribal areas (FATA) of Pakistan.
A meeting at the governor’s house in Peshawar was held on Wednesday, where additional chief secretary Sikandar Qayyum and other senior officials were also present.
Iqbal Zafar Jagrah, the governor of KP, has given his approval to spend Rs. 3.00 billion on various projects in the education, communication, and irrigation sectors.
During the meeting, the governor also approved some Rs. 1302.0 million for the education sector, where free books would be provided to the students of FATA regions from 1st grade to FSC level.
The governor was also briefed on the ongoing projects in Fata during this meeting.
The governor also approved some Rs. 981 for reconstruction, Rs. 311 for irrigation and water supply schemes, and Rs. 397 for the promotion of tourism in Fata regions.
The Fata people, elders, and political party leaders have widely appreciated the approval given by the governor of KP for Fata regions but demanded the governor ensure quality work and the immediate implementation of the development projects in Fata.