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.

Security check posts reduced in tribal districts

After the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) to the tribal districts, the government is now focussing on human development and providing facilities to the people.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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...

Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

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 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.

Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

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.
No Ration for IDPs after Dec 2017

No ration for repatriated TDPs after December 2017

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.