ORAKZAI AGENCY Over 22,000 students of 68 destroyed government schools are presently acquiring education in tented schools in Orakzai Agency. Around 68 schools both for boys and girls have been destroyed with explosives only in lower tehsil of Orakzai Agency, where over 22 students were registered. To continue their education, the government has established schools for these students in various parts of the agency. In this connection, when this scribe contacted the Political Agent Riaz Khan Mehsud, he said a total of 68 government run schools have so far been bombed in the agency for which makeshift tented schools had been set up. He added that at the said set-up, some 22,000 students acquired education at present. He said it was a big achievement. Apart from it, around 78 teachers who have refused to perform duties in lower tehsil of the agency have been terminated from their services. Regarding the return of IDPs back to the agency, he informed that over 1,50,000 people who have left their homes for safer place owing to operation in the agency against militants have come back, for which he admired the role of security forces, donor agencies and the political administration of the agency. He said that they are in contact with the high ups for the repatriation of the displaced families from Dabori, Geljo, Narik, Yar Khwand, Khadezai and Torkani area, as there is a peace now in these localities. To provide healthcare to the people of the agency, he said that they had established mobile dispensaries in the agency. About opening of roads that have been close for last five years, he said that with reconciliation, there is a complete peace now in the agency as the various communities have extended helping hands to each other, which he said is a praiseworthy. He said that work is on progress on various developmental projects which would usher in progress and prosperity in the agency.