Govt to start 3G, 4G services in South Waziristan from today: PM Imran
SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday announced that the government would start 3G, 4G services in South Waziristan on Jan 20 (today).
Addressing a check distribution ceremony under the Kamyab Jawan Programme in Wana, PM Imran said that Indian spy agencies had infiltrated in different areas, therefore, the government was reluctant in introducing the fourth-generation mobile phone connectivity service as they feared that it could be used by terrorists.
However, he said, following discussion on the issue he along with the military leadership had reached the decision that they could open the service for local use.
“We realise that our youth need these services for their studies,” he said.
ON this occasion, Imran Khan announced that a tactical college would be built for the tribal areas, while the government would launch olive tree revolution programme too in the region for creating job opportunities and skills.
He also shed light on the bravery of people of the region who fought for the Kashmir cause and different wars of the country as well.
The prime minister is visiting South Waziristan as a part of his vision of greater emphasis on the development of tribal districts. The PM will perform the ground breaking of the extension project of Cadet College Wana.
He distributed cheques amongst the deserving families under Ehsaas program. In Wana, he also met the tribal notables.
Imran Khan will inaugurate a hospital laced with modern facilities at Mola Khan Sarai and also meet the local notables there.