IDPs receive money

PESHAWAR, July 21: The Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) says 52,000 rupees each have been distributed to 92,000 displaced families of North Waziristan.

According to a statement, the assistance also included food items and Ramazan Package. It says the assistance distributed includes 37,000 rupees from the federal government, 8000 rupees from government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 7000 rupees from the Punjab government.

The ministry says all the 10 points of registration have been closed temporarily while the number of registered IDPs has reached 992,000.

The ministry recounting of the IDPs was also in progress and that the remaining families will also be paid the aid money before Eidul Fitr.

After the end of Ramazan, each displaced family will be paid 22,000 rupees a month, which includes 12,000 rupees from the federal government, 7000 rupees of the Punjab government and 3,000 rupees from the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.