FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News


Women handicrafts exhibition organised in Bannu

Women handicrafts exhibition organised in Bannu
May 18, 2017

BANNU, 18 May: The CRD, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), with the cooperation of United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), on Wednesday organised an exhibition titled Hunarmandi Guti (skilled fingers) of handmade items of displaced women from North Waziristan Agency in Bannu.

A large number of stalls of handicrafts were organised on the occasion in which the visiting families took keen interest. Organisers of the event said the purpose of the exhibition was to bring forward the talent of the women. They said the skilled women can earn livelihood for their families with honour and such exhibitions are aimed at giving them their due status in society.

“I am expert in embroidery and frame making. I also make designs on clothes,” Shabeena, a woman handicraft expert, told TNN.

A visiting woman said she was very impressed with the skills of women.

“I bought hand-made items here. I also bought decoration pieces,” she said.

CRD chief and organiser of the event, Saifur Rehman Durrani said on the occasion that his organisation has provided training of handicrafts making to over 3,000 women in FATA. He said his organisation is working to provide skills to women to enable them to earn livelihood and make them stand on their own feet.


Related Articles


Like Us On Facebook

Fata Reforms

  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.


  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

Follow us on twitter


September 2017
« Aug