Reconstruction of bus terminals in tribal areas seems a distant dream

Though peace has been restored to tribal areas and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure is underway but it is yet to take any step for rehabilitation of destroyed bus terminals.

Tourism: Fata’s most neglected sector

Tourism remained the most neglected sector in areas previously known as Fata, Government negligence followed by severe militancy kept these areas unexplored and hidden from eye of the world.

Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.

Chagmalai, Barond check posts abolished in South Waziristan

The people of South Waziristan tribal district used to complain so often about difficulties at the security check posts.

Non-transparent surveys deprive many from compensation against damaged houses in FATA

Fata militancy affectees say the survey in some areas was not transparent as many deserving people were left out, while those who did not suffer any damage got compensation.

ECP registers 2.07 million voters in ‘Fata’

Besides, thousands of voters have registered or transferred their votes at their native towns. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, around 2.07 million voters including 0.8 million women will exercise their right to vote.

Sehat Insaf programme to mitigate sufferings of deserving tribal people

The federal government on 18 September announced to extend the facility of Sehat Insaf Card to the tribal districts.

ECP makes arrangements for 1m women voters to poll votes in tribal districts

He went on to say that no one want to bar their women from polling their vote if they are facilitated.

Militancy, military operation take heavy toll on orchards in tribal districts

The years-long militancy and military operations in tribal districts have damaged around 80 percent of orchards beyond rehabilitation,

Political activities get momentum in FATA after TDPs return to hometowns

With the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) and their rehabilitation in FATA, different political parties have initiated preparations for the next year’s general elections.

Tribal women create history with active participation in elections

Like other parts of the country, elections were also held on 12 National Assembly constituencies of tribal districts on 25 July.
South Waziristan has the highest number of non functional schools

Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in...