Returning families being enrolled under Ehsas Programme

Peshawar – The district administration and Frontier Corps (FC) North officials are welcoming families returning to Tirah Valley of Khyber tribal district after 12 years.

A free medical camp is also established by the security forces for the people. The returning families are being provided with instant food as well as dry ration, warm clothes, bedding, tents and other daily necessities. While each family is also being registered under the Ehsas Programme.

The returning process of various tribes who migrated from Valley Tirah is continued. By September 2022, repatriation arrangements for more than 15,000 families have been completed. So far, more than 5300 families have returned to their areas.

Residents of the area also appreciate the efforts of the district administration and Frontier Corps North for their resettlement.

During second week of March 2022, Commander Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and Inspector General Frontier Corps North Maj Gen Adil Yameen also met the returning persons and area elders at the jirga that was held in Tirah Valley. Corps Commander assured them of the solution of their problems as well as the steps to be taken for the future of the area.

At the same time, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sania Nishtar also welcomed the returning families in Tirah Valley and issued orders to ensure registration of these families under the Ehsas Programme. So far, all the families returning to the area have been registered under the Ehsas Programme.

Tirah Valley is famous for its beauty and geographical importance. The families, who left the area, are now returning. A new era of development has started in the valley which will benefit the people who will play their role for development of the country.

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