Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the government is committed to prioritizing the development of the merged districts.
He was talking to a five-member delegation of the National Assembly members from the merged districts that called on him in Islamabad today.
The Prime Minister said the government is taking concrete steps for the development of financially weak areas of the country.
He directed for the immediate release of development funds for the merged districts of the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
The Prime Minister directed the relevant authorities to get approval of the funds required for the schemes from the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet as soon as possible.
The MNAs, including Minister for Religious Affairs Mufti Abdul Shakoor, Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Sajid Tori, Moulana Jamal ud Din, Ali Wazir, and Mohsin Dawar informed the prime minister about the problems and the ongoing development projects in their constituencies.