RAWALPINDI – General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited South Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Wednesday and inaugurated multiple projects as part of a post operation comprehensive rehabilitation plan for FATA.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) project included UAE funded state of the art WANA cadet College Building for 500 children from Waziristan and rest of FATA. The college will be compatible with the best Cadet Colleges of Pakistan.
The initiative will go a great length in propelling the local youth into professional colleges and change lives of their families. Later he commissioned 132 KVA Grid Station and a 54 KM transmission line at Wana as modern power infrastructure for the people of FATA as their long standing demand.
While speaking at the occasion to a large gathering of tribals, COAS said these development projects would improve quality of life of common people, create job opportunities and usher this area into economic prosperity, which is our main objective.
COAS also visited DI Khan and inaugurated USAID funded 62. KMs DIK-Hathala-Tank dual carriage Road as part of the 705 KMs Central Trade Corridor linking this region with Afghanistan. -ISPR