Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that we have fought an imposed war inside our Country at a very heavy cost of sweat, blood and economy.
“We shall not fight any such war again inside Pakistan”, the prime minister pledged while addressing a combined Jirga of elders from North & South Waziristan in Miran Shah on Monday.
The prime minister said that no other Country or armed forces have done what Pakistan and its armed forces have done in war against terrorism.
Imran Khan said that we are for peace beyond borders especially in Afghanistan. He said that we shall play our role in Afghan peace process along with other stake holders as peace in Afghanistan is critical for achieving enduring peace in Pakistan.
In addition, the prime minister appreciated people of erstwhile FATA/Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for courageously facing challenging & difficult times of terrorism.
The prime minister paid rich tributes to the martyrs and their families who have sacrificed so much for the safety, security and prosperity of the people of Pakistan and the motherland.
Imran Khan announced various welfare packages for newly established districts of erstwhile FATA
Meanwhile, the prime minister also announced various welfare packages in the fields of health, education, employment and administration for the newly established districts of erstwhile FATA.
The prime minister announced three percent of NFC share by all provinces for merged districts, early conduct of local bodies and provincial elections to ensure transfer of power to grass root level. He also announced police reforms and resolve to address all concerns of Levies and Khasadars by ensuring their jobs security. System of Dispute Resolution Council (DRC) to ensure speedy justice and resolution of all issues through consultation.
Imran Khan also announced Medical College along with Hospital for NWD and SWD, University for NWD, Army Cadet College for NWD, health Insurance Cards to residents of merged districts, Tele-medics system to fulfill deficiencies of specialist doctors.
The prime minister also announced mega share from jobs for merged Districts as offered by Qatar, enrolment in Police and Frontier Corps, special quota for under developed regions (Almost double to existing), restoration of cellular service in NWD and SWD, loan for house building, effort to address issue of load-shedding, NADRA facilitation to ensure speedy CNIC process and solar panels for mosques.
The prime minister announced provision of interest-free loans, provision of computers and development of sports grounds.
“A new Pakistan is in the making”, the prime minister concluded.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, key federal & provincial ministers, the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman and the Chief Minister Pakhtukhwa Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan also accompanied the prime minister.
Prime Minister and COAS arrived at Miran Shah, North Waziristan. Being briefed on security situation, ongoing stability operations, socio-eco projects & rehab of TDPs. PM will later visit Ghulam Khan Terminal/ border fencing and address jirga of local elders at Miran Shah. pic.twitter.com/6mcbtkTssj
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) November 26, 2018
Earlier upon his arrival in Miran Shah, the prime minister laid floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument.
The prime minister was briefed in details about operations conducted, ongoing stability operations, socio-economic projects, rehabilitation of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs), socio-economic development projects and fencing along the Pak-Afghan border.
Imran Khan also visited Ghulam Khan Border terminal and saw the border fencing.