PR No. 49 Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that work should be done dedicatedly for improving health and education facilities in FATA and advisory board should be established in concerned departments in order to improve the performance.

The President said this while chairing a briefing on matters of education and health in Khyber and Bajaur Agencies at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamaba on Friday. Secretary SAFRON Khalid Pervez, Additional Chief Secretary FATA Muhammad Aslam Kamboh, Secretary Social Sector FATA Syed Waqar-ul-Hassan and political agents of Khyber and Bajaur agencies were also present during the briefing.

The President stated that in order to bring improvement in the sectors of education and health it is necessary that government servants discharge this work with professional responsibility and as a sacred duty. The President directed to provide better facilities to teachers, doctors and allied staff working in the fields of education and health and in this regard new package should be introduced so that there is availability of good teachers, doctors and allied staff in tribal areas. He also directed to end discriminatory treatment in facilities available to government servants.

The President further directed that measures should be taken to increase the enrolment of students in schools so that maximum children could acquire education. The President said that he would increase his frequency of visits to tribal areas to keep abreast with the situation there and resolve the problems.