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BARA, 20 November: FATA Secretariat in collaboration of  German bank distributed cheques worth Rs. 3.7 million among local communities for development works in different areas of Bara subdivision in Khyber Agency.

A ceremony was held in Shah Kas Levies Center on Sunday where political agent of Khyber Agency Khalid Mehmood gave away the cheques to community leaders.

According to the Sarhad Rural Support Program, which is overseeing the development works in Bara, the funds would be spent on construction of protection walls, solar energy schemes, water tanks and establishing of solar tube wells in different villages of Ala Dhand, Atari Qamar Khel and Aka Khel.

Addressing the ceremony, PA Khyber Agency Khalid Mehmood said that special attention was being paid to the militancy torn Bara tehsil in the distribution of development works.