ISLAMABAD, May 10 (APP): Minister for States and Frontier Regions
(SAFRON) Lt. General (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Tuesday said the government was effectively compensating Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
The minister during the question-hour told the Senate that the
Prime Minister had approved a summary for the compensation funds in
the form of Citizen Losses Compensation Programme (CLCP) for FATA and so far, funds to the tune of Rs 5 billion had been released to FATA Secretariat under the programme.
He said the Finance Department, FATA Secretariat had transferred
Rs 1935.440 million for 5576 houses as per request received from Political Agent, South Waziristan Agency.