Mineral rich FATA awaiting exploitation
President Society Watch Khalid Mehmood on Sunday said North and South Waziristan agencies are full with natural resources enough to change the fate of country.These should be exploited without any delay so that the local population can get jobs which will bring an end to militancy, he said.
In a statement issued here today, he said that the region should be brought to the national mainstream soon which will be beginning of a new era of prosperity. Hundreds of businessmen who left that area under fear and now coming back which is a very positive sign, he added. He said that Waziristan agencies are full of precious stones, gold, silver, copper worth billions of dollars, granite, marble and 36000 million tonnes of chromate.