No one can deny sports talent in tribal districts. Players from merged districts have made name for them on national and international level.
After restoration of peace in tribal districts, the government is focusing on promotion of sports along with other fields in the area.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs.60 million in the budget for establishment of playgrounds in 25 sub-divisions of tribal districts.
The KP government is making efforts for exploring potential at different tourist sites in merged districts, says Tourism Minister Muhammad Atif Khan.
The KP government has identified 25 locations in different parts of the province where special steps will be taken for promotion of tourism.
Unfortunately, tourism sector did not get proper attention in tribal districts in the past and facilities for tourists are negligible.
Experts in a panel discussion arranged by TNN said solarisation is direly needed in tribal districts, particularly in schools, mosques and hospitals.
Water supply schemes and tube wells were also damaged like other government properties during militancy and military operations.
Like other sectors, water supply and irrigation schemes were also badly affected during militancy and military operations in tribal districts.
With the merger of erstwhile FATA with KP, the federal government has announced to allocate Rs.1,200 million for the 10-year development program.
The Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (RRR) Unit of the KP government has released Rs4.5 billion funds for different projects in merged districts.
The KP government has released Rs.4.4 billion for reconstruction of 700 structures damaged during militancy and military operations in merged districts.