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Governor approves 13 development projects in FATA

Governor approves 13 development projects in FATA
June 10, 2017

PESHAWAR, 10 June: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has approved 13 development projects in FATA which will be completed with a cost of Rs1.5 billion.

The governor while chairing a meeting of FATA Development Committee at the Governor House in Peshawar on Friday directed the authorities to ensure quality of work and timely completion of development projects in FATA. During the meeting, the FATA chief economist presented a briefing on importance and budget of seven projects in education, communication, agriculture and infrastructure development. However no specific details of the projects have been mentioned in the official handouts sent out to media houses.

The governor said development projects would be completed on priority basis in FATA to provide job opportunities to the local people.

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