China will build 50 schools in FATA

 
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Islamabad, Sep 05 (TNS): China is to build over 50 girls schools in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), under the grant of ¥800 million announced during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan in 2015.

Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese Embassy in Pakistan Lijian Zhao said that Pakistan government steps being taken for reconstruction of destroyed girls school in FATA are encouraging. There are 2248 girls School in FATA and two co-education based schools that are also giving admission to girls on merit .

Over 1195 girls schools were affected by war on terror in these tribal agencies, of them, 555 were completely destroyed and 491 were partially affected. About 895 schools have been rehabilitated and construction of remaining schools is under process. The government of Pakistan is taking bold steps for reconstruction of destroyed girls schools in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during war against terror.