Development of tribal districts top priority of govt: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said development and progress of erstwhile tribal areas merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and bringing them at par with rest of the country is top priority of the government.
Chairing a high level meeting regarding development and reconstruction of erstwhile FATA in Islamabad on Monday, he directed to expedite efforts for the early enforcement of local bodies’ system in the merged areas.
The meeting was attended by Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa Mehmood Khan, advisor to PM Shehzad Arbab, Iftikhar Durrani, finance minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Taimur Salim.
The meeting reviewed progress on health, education, law and order situation and development projects in tribal districts. The meeting also discussed a strategy for next three months for mainstreaming the tribal districts.
The Prime Minister advised to fill posts in education, health, and police departments lying vacant in the tribal districts and the process of recruitment should be started immediately.

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