Tribal Agency

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Tribal Agency

In Pakistan, a political subdivision inhabited largely by nomadic tribes and administered by the central government.
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He highlighted that the FATA Development Funds would be utilized for the development of the social sector particularly, health and education of the former tribal agencies, besides improving road and electricity infrastructure in the area.
The meeting was informed that the Federal Government had disbursed sufficient funds on the rehabilitation of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of the former tribal agencies. After considerable deliberation, the meeting agreed on allocating funds for merged districts in upcoming federal and provincial budgets for fiscal year, 2019-20 to fulfill the social and economic needs of erstwhile FATA on priority basis until the finalization of National Finance Commission Award (NFC).
He said that Fata development funds would be utilised for uplift of the social sector particularly health and education of the former tribal agencies, besides improving road and electricity infrastructure in the area.
The British government had introduced Khasadari system in former Waziristan Agency and gradually extended to other tribal agencies, where they (the British) did not have direct control.
However, after the merger of the erstwhile Fata tribal agencies into Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), the old format of the political administration was abolished and converted into district commissions.
ISLAMABAD -- Talks between a delegation of protesting residents from various tribal agencies and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday failed to make a headway.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that delay in extending the jurisdiction of the superior judiciary to the tribal areas amounted to denying its people their fundamental rights, adding that any further delay is criminal and not acceptable.He was talking to a group of women activists of the party from different tribal agencies who called on him in Zardari House inIslamabadon Sunday.
An officials source told APP here on Wednesday, he said that Federal Government has initiated work on 93 projects in education sector in all tribal agencies, out of which 34 have been completed and remaining projects would be completed as soon as possible because present government have great interest for development of education sector in this region.
FATA Secretariat officials told , that the government has initiated work on ninety-three projects in education sector in all tribal agencies, out of which thirty-four have been completed.
Frontier Regions (FR) are groups of small units lying immediately east of tribal agencies. They are also controlled by FATA Secretariat.
Mohmand is one of the seven tribal agencies of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan and the military is undergoing a comprehensive operation against foreign and local militants in the area.
PESHAWAR, May 23 -- The United States trained a total of 663 personnel of levies force from various tribal agencies, mostly from Khyber Agency, during the last three years as part of its commitment to enhance capacity building of the law-enforcement agencies in war against terrorism, sources in Home Department told this news agency on Saturday.