The people of South Waziristan tribal district used to complain so often about difficulties at the security check posts.
He went on to say that no one want to bar their women from polling their vote if they are facilitated.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.
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.
Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.
Center of Excellence for Rural Development (CERD), project manager Imran Khan has appealed the displaced families to repatriate to their native towns as they would not be provided with any ration beyond December.
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.
The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families,...