PTI govt is committed to peace, progress and prosperity in ex-FATA districts: Shaukat Tarin

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Islamabad June 24 (Online): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Thursday said that the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan is committed to peace, progress and prosperity in ex-FATA districts.
Shaukat Tarin was chairing a high-level special meeting with a delegation of representatives of industries from ex-FATA areas at Finance Division, Islamabad.
Peace and prosperity in ex-FATA districts is imperative for the rest of the country, he expressed his views. As per vision of the Prime Minister, after merger of ex-FATA into Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa, the process for fast track development of ex-FATA districts is in full swing. Industries are vital for development of any area, he added.
The Prime Minister has expressly directed to resolve all issues confronting industries in Ex-FATA districts. As per directions of the Prime Minister, heads and relevant officials of all concerned ministries have joined the meeting for prompt solution to issues of industries in ex-FATA districts.
The Finance and Revenue minister further said that after current meeting, he himself will hold more meetings with representatives of industries from ex-FATA on regular basis till all issues are settled.
He directed all the concerned departments including Chairman FBR to hold follow up meetings with the representatives of industries from ex-FATA districts to solve all their issues and present a report during next meeting.

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