ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) University is starting master degree programmes in various disciplines from September 2016.
An official source told the state-run news agency in Islamabad on Monday that the master classes would be started in various colleges of FATA areas till the proper establishment and completion of the University building.
He said that it will be the first ever university in FATA which provide high-quality education to the citizens of the tribal areas.
Quality education and other basic needs of the people need to be addressed so that the tribal people can play their role in the development of the country, he added.
The source revealed that one model school will be established in every tribal agency as soon as possible while former Governor was launched education emergency in the FATA areas.
He said that 266 Kanal land has been purchased and Higher Education Commission (HEC) allocated Rs 1.90 billion for the FATA University and PC-1 has been approved.
The source informed that Vice Chancellor of FATA University has been appointed and he was working with the engineer for the establishment of university campus.