Federal govt allocated Rs10bn for people of FATA

ISLAMABAD: The Federal government has allocated 10 billion rupees to give compensation to the FATA people whose houses have been damaged in terrorism-related incidents.

According to spokesman of FATA secretariat, eight billion rupees have so far been disbursed among owners of twenty-eight thousand seven hundred houses, Radio Pakistan reported.

Owner of each completely damaged house is being given four hundred thousand rupees.

Similarly, a cheques of one hundred and sixty thousand rupees is being given to the owner of partially damaged house.

Survey of remaining damaged houses in South and North Waziristan agencies is underway.