Govt emphasizing to promote education in FATA

ISLAMABAD: Federal government is spending Rs 3.5 billion on promotion of education in FATA.

According to official sources, fifty-nine projects had been initiated in education sector in all tribal agencies, Radio Pakistan reported.

These include construction of new technical education institutions to train tribal youth in different trades.

The sources said that primary, middle and high schools were being upgraded in tribal belt to provide better education facilities to tribal students.