PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engineer Shaukatullah has declared to chalk out a well thought out policy for the youth of Fata. The governor said that he would personally contribute not only to finalise the document but would also enable the Fata's youth to play a leading role in every field of life.  

"The preparation and declaration of the Fata Youth Policy, is now a matter of weeks and I am already in contact with the circles concerned to ensuring it a complete depiction of the aspirations and present day needs of the youth," he added.

Talking to Senator Rubina Khalid and MPA from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nigahat Yasin Orakzai who called on him at the Governor's House, Peshawar on Monday, the governor said, "PILDOT will definitely be approached to constitute Fata Youth Assembly on concrete and solid grounds like the same, which are already functional in other parts of the country.  The governor also declared to honour the renowned youth figure from Fata Mehrin Afridi who is also the President Fata Youth Forum with national award and said that she indeed had done a wonderful job in organising youth of Fata in shape of Fata Youth Forum, though on very limited lines. "We intend to enable youth from Fata not only to get jobs but also act as job providers and play a significant role in economic development of our beloved motherland as well as to help the Fata Youth to stand at their own feet and serve their respective families and areas as well," he added.–Staff Reporter