WANA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated that development of tribal areas is incumbent government’s top priority with special emphasis on the education sector and provision of livelihoods to the people of the areas.
Prime Minister Imran Khan announced at the ceremony that starting today, 3G and 4G Internet services will be allowed in the region. He said that youth is the country’s greatest wealth. He said that in addition to providing scholarships to youth, schools, colleges, universities and technical colleges will also be established in tribal areas.
Imran Khan said that the loan under the Kamyab Jawan plan is just the beginning and its scope will be further expanded. He said that starting next year, more funds will be invested in the plan to provide more loans to the people.
The premier said that road infrastructure will also be built so that the farmers could easily take their produce to the markets. Referring to the potential of the area in the olive oil production, he said massive plantation will be started in the tribal areas from next month. He said this project will enhance the income level of the people and they will not require to find jobs in other cities.
The Prime Minister said that each family in the tribal districts will be provided with health insurance card under which they will be able to get medical treatment worth seven hundred thousand rupees per year.
He while praising the people of the tribal areas, said that residents of Waziristan fought most wars against the British and several groups from here also took part in the 1965 war.
What needs to be mentioned here is that Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a one-day visit to South Waziristan to initiate multiple development projects.
Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Information Kamran Bangash said that the Prime Minister will perform the ground breaking of the extension project of Cadet College Wana.
He further said that the PM will also distribute cheques amongst the deserving families under Ehsaas Kafalat program. On the occasion, he will be briefed about the digital survey of Ehsaas program.
Imran Khan will inaugurate a hospital laced with modern facilities at Mola Khan Sarai and also meet the local notables there.