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

 Breaking News

FATA

Senate committee on SAFRON seeks details of NGOs working in FATA

Senate committee on SAFRON seeks details of NGOs working in FATA
January 11, 2018

PESHAWAR: The Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) has sought details of all the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in FATA.

Senator Saleh Shah said during the committee meeting on Wednesday that despite clear directives, many NGOs in FATA are appointing non-local people on jobs due to which the people of the tribal areas fell deprived. Other members of the committee also expressed concern over this matter and directed the concerned departments to submit details of workers of all NGOs working in the tribal areas.

The meeting also discussed employment conditions of the Levies personnel in FATA. The committee was told that difficulties were being faced in implementation of three laws in this regard.

The committee chairman Senator Hilalur Rehman formed a sub-committee to monitor the issues of Levies personnel and appointment of non-locals in the FATA NGOs. Senator Saleh Shah will head this sub-committee, while two more senators from FATA will also be included in it.

The issue of poor condition of three governor model schools in South Waziristan Agency also came under discussion during the meeting. The committee was told that not even a single meeting of board of governors of these schools has taken place for the last 10 years. The FATA additional chief secretary also admitted poor condition of these schools and sought few days’ time to improve the situation.

Comments

Related Articles

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

Archives

April 2018
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30