World Bank Mission briefed on Industrial Zones in FATA

A World Bank Mission comprising Mission members Mr. Vincent Palmade, Lead Economist and Task Team Leader and Mr. Andrew Beath, Senior Economist visited the FATA Development Authority on Thursday, 3rd August 2017.  The delegation was welcomed and briefed by Mr. Anwar Maqsood , General Manager Technical FATA-DA.  The meeting was attended by officers from FATA Secretariat as well as from FATA-DA.

During the meeting detailed discussion about Industrial Zones in FATA particularly the establishment of Mohmand Marble City, and Bara Industrial zone were held.  The FATA-DA authorities explained the details about these projects and told that the aim of establishment of these facilities inside FATA were to rehabilitate the people suffered from terrorism and provide them income generation opportunities inside FATA.

The World Bank mission thanked the FATA-DA and it was agreed to keep liaison for supporting FATA DA in these income generating initiatives for the well-being of the people of the tribal areas.