Min­eral rich FATA await­ing ex­ploita­tion

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

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.

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