ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani met the MNAs hailing from FATA here on Saturday and assured them of the judicious apportionment of the allocated funds in the PSDP to carry out development projects in the region to fight out poverty, unemployment and ignorance. The members who attended the meeting included Engineer Shaukat Ullha, Minister for SAFRON, Milk Bilal Rehman, Sajjid Hussain Turi, Haji Muneer Khan Orakzai, Jawad Hussain, Muhammad Kamran Khan and Zafar Betanni. Meanwhile Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani met the PPP MNAs from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and called upon them to focus on the organisation of the party at the district-level, matching up to the dynamics of the forthcoming general elections. The Prime Minister said that he would be visiting the province on 28th of this month during which he would also meet the provincial PPP leadership to discuss the party matters with them. The MNAs from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, who called on the PM, included Mahboobullah Jan, Dr Arbab Alamgir, Minister for Communications, Fawad Alam, Ms Farhat Khan, Tariq Khattak, Malik Azmat, Lal Khan, Noor Alam Khan and Asma Arbab Alamgir. The FATA MNAs during the meeting said that they were evaluating the performance of the party and would seriously consider joining Pakistan Peoples Party at an appropriate time in pursuance of the promulgation of Political Parties Act in FATA. They assured the Prime Minister that they firmly stood by the government and would continue to extend their support in future too. They assured their unflinching support to the President and the Prime Minister on the stance taken by the federal government on the foreign policy domain. The Prime Minister gave the instructions that regional quota in jobs must be observed in letter and spirit, adding that the ban on recruitment would be lifted after seeking approval from the cabinet. The Prime Minister said that he would take the political leadership into confidence on the security of Pakistan. The MNAs from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa during the meeting appreciated the rectification of the electoral rolls by the Election Commission, and the Prime Minister said that its completion in April 2012 would help in holding free, fair and transparent elections in the country and with that the dream of undiluted democracy in the country would come true. The Prime Minister said that credit went to the party for making the ECP as an independent commission in the true sense of the word. The Prime Minister urged upon the MNAs to complete the development projects in the respective constituencies, which were already in hand and meant to improve the quality of life of the people. These projects included gas, electricity, water supply schemes, roads, flyovers and link roads. The long-term projects will be taken by the federal or respective provincial governments. The Prime Minister also said that he had the mechanism of monitoring development schemes and would give more funds to those MNAs who would complete the projects on time or before deadline. The Prime Minister gave the instructions to release necessary funds for undertaking the chair lift project in the district of Kohistan on the recommendation of MNA Lal Khan, who said that the completion of the project within three months would provide opportunity to the locals and the visitors of one of the best scenic beauty spots of the GB province. The MNAs appreciated the stance of the government with regard to the US, adding that levelling unsubstantiated allegation against an ally was regrettable by any stretch of imagination. The US should appreciate the role and sacrifices of Pakistan in the war against terror as the nation has lost precious lives to the extent of 35,000. The MNAs lauded the decision of the Prime Minister to visit Afghanistan to condole the death of Prof Bhuranuddin Rabbani that would surely help scuttle the designs of those elements that were against reconciliation process in the country. They also appreciated the Prime Ministers decision to call off his visit to New York to address the General Assembly session due to flood devastation in the province of Sindh, which had dislocated more than seven million people and washed away thousands of acres of standing crops.