ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed a record development budget to be allocated for tribal areas.
The prime minister, while addressing a gathering at South Waziristan pledged Rs100 billion will be spent every year in tribal areas.
“I want to resolve issues of our tribal people. I understand your problems. The tribal people have always rendered sacrifices for Pakistan,” he said.
The premier announced that health cards will be distributed across the tribal areas and small dams will be constructed to meet water demand of the locals.
Prime Minister Imran earlier visited Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber and Orakzai districts where he announced several development projects for the welfare of tribal people.
He will visit Wanna, the largest town of South Waziristan, later today.