Tribal Districts

KP Cabinet approves South Waziristan’s bifurcation for effective management

South Waziristan: The provincial cabinet on Tuesday approved dividing South Waziristan tribal district into Upper and Lower South Waziristan districts.

While chairing a meeting of the provincial cabinet Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has also ordered filling of all vacant posts in public sectors in the merged districts to strengthen government offices.

He also directed the provincial ministers and administrative secretaries to review progress of work on the ongoing development projects in their respective sectors on a monthly basis and submit report to him on the utilization of funds. CM ordered that the development schemes, which have been included in the current ADP and not yet approved from the relevant forum, must be approved till June this year.

He further directed that the local government and rural development department should place all the fire brigade vehicles of the TMAs at the disposal of Rescue-1122 within a week.