Islamabad, September 14, 2021 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said that economy of Ex-FATA was unregulated and it was the economy of war. He said that regulating the Socio Economic affairs in the area would result in the prosperity of common people. He expressed these views while chairing the 3rd meeting of the Special Committee on Development of Erstwhile FATA in Parliament House today.
Speaker Asad Qaiser said that prioritizing Socio-economic development of the Erstwhile FATA is the responsibility of all stakeholders. Meanwhile committee also unanimously passed a resolution for 3 percent share from NFC award in favour of Erstwhile FATA. This resolution was handed over to Federal Minister for Finance. The committee also applauded the Federal Minister for Finance Mr. Shoukat Fayaz Tareen for his commitment to especially focusing ex- FATA and Balochistan.
Federal Minister for Finance Mr Shoukat Tareen assured the committee to Cooperate with the committee for making interim arrangements to facilities financing for Ex-FATA areas. He also said that NFC award is a constitutional award and needs the consensus of all political parties. SAPM Mr Arbab Shahzad also said that provision of basic facilities to ex-fata would be the special focus of KPK and Federal government. He also said that basic facilities like Health Education and Financial support are at the doorstep of ex- FATA people.
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