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PM announces opening of 3G, 4G services in Waziristan

PM announces opening of 3G, 4G services in Waziristan
January 20, 2021

WANNA (92 News) - Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has announced the opening of 3G and 4G services in Waziristan today, saying this is the requirement of the youth to catch up with the world.

Addressing a ceremony in connection with distribution of cheques amongst the tribal people under Kamyab Jawan Program in Wana, the prime minister said, "We are launching 3G and 4G internet services in Waziristan from today (Wednesday." He also assured residents that internet services in the region will resume immediately.

“We had been contemplating it for a long time but were hesitant because of security issues,” Imran Khan mentioned. He said outlawed terrorist organisations in the region could access 3G and 4G services in the region and use it to spread violence. “But I have talked to the army and we have found a way around it.”

PM assures to uplift poor segments

PM Khan has assured to uplift the poor segments of the society and backward areas including the tribal districts. He said the special emphasis will be given to the education sector and provision of livelihoods to the people of tribal districts. He said apart from giving scholarship to the youth, schools, colleges, universities and technical institutes will be established in the tribal districts.

Loans under Kamyab Jawan Program

Imran Khan said the loans under the Kamyab Jawan Program are just the beginning and its scope will be further expanded. He said more funds will be poured into the program from next year so that more loans could be given to the people.

The premier said assistance will also be provided to the tribal people under the Ehsaas program. He said the cattle will also be provided to the women of these areas.

Will not require to find jobs in other cities

Imran Khan said that road infrastructure will also be built so that the farmers could easily take their produce to the markets. Referring to the potential of the area in the olive oil production, he said massive plantation will be started in the tribal areas from next month. He said this project will enhance the income level of the people and they will not require to find jobs in other cities.

The prime minister said that each family in the tribal districts will be provided with health insurance card under which they will be able to get medical treatment worth seven hundred thousand rupees per year. "This will not just benefit the economy but will also bring a revolution in the region," he added.