Govt taking steps to return all TDPs their homes

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (APP): Federal Government is taking various steps for the return of all Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency and South Waziristan Agency by the end of this year.

Talking to APP Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lt. Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch here Thursday, he said that Federal Government is providing the amount to all the effectees for house construction and other necessaries items.

To a question he said that “Rs 100 billion have been allocated out of Rs 30 billion were spent on the developmental projects of TDPs including electricity, water supply and rehabilitation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA),”.

He said the government has maintained its writ in South and North Waziristan and Pakistan army has eliminated terrorism from Waziristan as all the things were under control there.