ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lt General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that basic problems of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan agency will be resolved on priority basis and they will be resettled in their home town in phase wise.
Talking to the state-run news agency in Islamabad, the SAFRON minister said that the policy of the federal government is to provide maximum facilities to inhabitants of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA).
The minister said that education and health sector are being specially developed by the present government, and various schemes of development have already been in progress in FATA.
To a question, he said that so far around 1700 laptops have been distributed among FATA’s students and over 10,000 laptops were reserved for FATA students in Prime Minister’s Laptop Schemes while 2500 laptops will be distributed annually.
The SAFRON minister said that NADRA will establish new offices in the different agencies of FATA and in this regard, a Senate Committee on SAFRON will assess the suitable place for the construction of its new offices.
The minister appreciated the best services of mobile teams of NADRA in different areas of the FATA and providing facilities to the public.
To a question, he said that passport offices will be functional within two month including one in Bajaur agency and other in Orakzai agency.