Thursday, June 24, 2021

Sheikh Rasheed inaugurates first passport office in North Waziristan


MIRAMSHAH: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Saturday inaugurated the first passport office in Miramshah during his visit to North Waziristan besides promising provision of NADRA mobile vans and more passport offices in the area, ARY NEWS reported. 

After the inauguration, the interior minister was briefed on issues faced by the area. He promised the provision of two mobile vans of NADRA, so that people in far-flung areas could also benefit from the facility.

“We will be establishing passport offices in Angoor Adda and other areas of North Waziristan,” he said and added that locals would be recruited in the passport and NADRA offices besides also giving priority to women in the recruitment drive.

Later talking to tribal elders of North Waziristan, Sheikh Rasheed said that people of the tribal areas have fought Pakistan’s war and the entire nation was proud of them.

“I will personally ask the prime minister for the establishment of a medical university in the area,” he assured besides also supporting the holding of jirgas while terming them as the best alternate for provision of speedy justice.

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The interior minister said that internet services have been provided to South Waziristan and in the ongoing year, people in North Waziristan would also be able to benefit from it.

“We will be providing more funds for development in the area besides also simplifying the immigration process at the Pak-Afghan border,” he assured the tribal elders.

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