Though peace has been restored to tribal areas and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure is underway but it is yet to take any step for rehabilitation of destroyed bus terminals.
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.
Tourism remained the most neglected sector in areas previously known as Fata, Government negligence followed by severe militancy kept these areas unexplored and hidden from eye of the world.
The people of South Waziristan tribal district used to complain so often about difficulties at the security check posts.
Fata militancy affectees say the survey in some areas was not transparent as many deserving people were left out, while those who did not suffer any damage got compensation.
Besides, thousands of voters have registered or transferred their votes at their native towns. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, around 2.07 million voters including 0.8 million women will exercise their right to vote.
The federal government on 18 September announced to extend the facility of Sehat Insaf Card to the tribal districts.
He went on to say that no one want to bar their women from polling their vote if they are facilitated.
With the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) and their rehabilitation in FATA, different political parties have initiated preparations for the next year’s general elections.
Like other parts of the country, elections were also held on 12 National Assembly constituencies of tribal districts on 25 July.
Frequent military operations have been conducted by the government to restore peace in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) over the last ten years. As a result thousands of people were displaced from their homes to resettle in safer places all over the country.
Contributors: Saleem Rehman, Shah Jee, Gohar Wazir and Nabi Jan Orakzai PESHAWAR, 10 March: People from the federally administered tribal areas who were forced to...
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