Prime Minister Pakistan Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Miran Shah and Ghulam Khan areas of North Wazirstan Agency. On arrival at Miranshah, PM laid floral wreath at Shuhada monument and offered Fateha for Shuhada of Pakistan who have rendered supreme sacrifices for restoration of peace and stability.
Prime Minister inaugurated the newly constructed Miranshah Market Complex by Pakistan Army Engineers which includes 1344 shops, Parks, Car Parking, Solar Lights, Driveways and Water Supply Network. Prime Minister also inaugurated Ghulam Khan Trade Terminal, North Wazirstan Agency as part of Central Trade Corridor. These newly constructed trade terminal and communication infrastructure in tribal areas will connect this market complex with CPEC at Dera Ismail Khan and will have its share in national and regional trade routes and commercial dividends awaiting a new chapter of prosperity and economical uplift of the area. Speaking at the occasion PM said that these socio-economic projects are just the beginning and many more such projects are in the pipeline for FATA in addition to the ones which have been completed or are in progress across FATA. Rehabilitation of TDPs and socio-economic uplift of FATA is priority objective of the govt.
Prime Minister lauded brave tribesmen for their unwavering support in fight against terrorism and ridding these areas from terrorists. PM said that mainstreaming of FATA is key to its long term progress and prosperity for which govt is working in line with aspirations of the people of FATA.
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ministers, Senators and Corps Commander Peshawar were also present during the visit.