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Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam

Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam

KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra holding a meeting with a delegation of North Waziristan in Peshawar. – Photo by Iftikhar Hussain

January 11, 2017

PESHAWAR, 11 January: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has assured the people of North Waziristan Agency to remove their reservations on the construction of Kurram-Tangi dam.

The governor made this assurance in a meeting with a delegation from North Waziristan headed by Member National Assembly Muhammad Nazir Khan in Peshawar on Tuesday. The delegation informed the governor about the reservations of the tribes of North Waziristan which will be affected from the dam construction.

The governor said the government is fully aware of the problems of the tribal brethren and their reservations on the issue and other problems will be resolved on priority basis. FATA Additional Secretary Fida Wazir, Bannu commissioner, North Waziristan political agent and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) officials also attended the meeting.

Mr Jhagra appealed to the tribal people to cooperate with the government for timely completion of Kurram-Tangi dam.

The meeting was held after several protests by the people of North Waziristan who believe that their lands and properties will be affected by the dam.


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