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Inclusion Of Stakeholders Imperative To Resolve Challenges Faced By Erstwhile FATA People: NA Speaker
Faizan Hashmi 15 days ago Fri 01st October 2021 | 08:02 PM
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Friday said that political inclusion of all stakeholders was imperative for resolving challenges faced by erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) people
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Oct, 2021 ) :Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Friday said that political inclusion of all stakeholders was imperative for resolving challenges faced by erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) people.
While meeting with Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman in Parliament House, he said it was the priority of the incumbent government to ensure enhanced political participation and without inclusion of the people of erstwhile FATA, the development and progress in the area would not be sustainable, said a press release.
He said there was need to muster political support to address the commitment made by the federal government and other stakeholders regarding provision of 3 percent extra share of NFC for Ex-FATA. He said that people of the area had suffered a lot and their sacrifices would not go waste.
Asad Qasier said that participation and taking ownership of development in the merged districts by all stakeholders including intellectuals, youth, politicians and ex-bureaucrats would bring those areas at par with rest of the country.
He also said that the government had prioritized challenges of provision of health and education facilities and building of infrastructure in the area. While mentioning issues regarding electricity and gas like basic facilities, he said that Federal government in collaboration with KPK government would take effective measures to resolve these issues.