PM starts 3G/4G services in Waziristan, vows to establish higher education institutions

News Desk

The Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced the opening of 3G and 4G facility in Wana, Waziristan, saying this is the requirement of the youth to catch up with the world.

According to media reports, the Prime Minister was addressing a ceremony in connection with distribution of cheques amongst the tribal people under Kamyab Jawan Program in Wana on Wednesday. He assured to uplift the poor segments of the society and backward areas including the tribal districts.

On the occasion, Imran Khan has said that the special emphasis will be given to the education sector and provision of livelihoods to the people of tribal districts. He said apart from giving scholarship to the youth, schools, colleges, universities and technical institutes will be established in the tribal districts.

Talking about Kamyab Jawan Program, he said the loans are just the beginning and its scope will be further expanded. More funds will be poured into the program from next year so that more loans could be given to the people, he said, adding that assistance will also be provided to the tribal people under the Ehsaas program and for the women the cattle will also be provided.

The Premier further stated that the road infrastructure will also be built so that the farmers could easily take their produce to the markets.

He also referred to the potential of the area in the olive oil production and 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.

“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 added.