Tribal elders, notable public figures and leaders of trade community In Bajaur tribal region on Monday have criticized the federal budget for the year 2012-213, and saying that no Incentives
and special package ware given in the budget for the welfare of militancy hit tribal areas.
Taking to reporters , Chief of Salarzai Tribe and ex Member National Assembly Shahbuddin khan has said that recent federal budget was completely anti public because, no relief was given to the common
person in the budget. Criticizing the funds allocated for tribal areas he said that Fata
have ten million of population and the recent funds allocated in the budget for Fata absolutely insufficient ,” the recent funds allocated for Fata like joke with the tribal people because majority of Tribal areas badly affected by the militancy and military operation,”. He added
Pakistan Muslim league N Bajaur president, Haji Rahat Yusuf said that the federal budget a fraud with nation “the budget totally ignored the basic problems of the common man,” .He said .
Haji Rahat yousaf said that Fata is a part of the country but the ppp lead federal government has ignored Fata in the federal budget and no special packages allocated for the welfare of tribesman which badly suffered by the militancy and the war on terror. He said that the government miss behavior with Fata showed that government has no interest in the development of tribal areas. Pakistan Muslim league N senior leader Nizamuddin khan said that the budget is not fulfilling upon the expectations of common man because they expecting relief on daily use items. President Bajaur traders association , Haji Khan badshah said the common man have great expectation from the Pakistan people party
government that it will given relief in its last budget but unfortunately no incentive was given to the people . “ the government should immediately announce special package for the development of Bajaur agency which was badly effected in the militancy and the operation,” he said .
He demanded that government should allocate special package for the agency and issues agricultural loans in soft condition for the farmers of the region. Chairmen Bajaur Teacher association Gull amin khan said that the no relief was given to the government employees in the federal budget
added that the 20% increasing in the salaries could not solve the financial problems
of government employees. He urged that the salaries of the government employees should be
immediately increased up to 50%. Secretary general Jumata-Islami Bajaur agency ,Qari Abdul majeed has rejected the budget , saying it had no relief to the common man of the country suffering from the price hike .“It was totally anti public budget from the anti common men party adding the budget has badly disappointed the public who already suffered from the government wrong policies,” He added.
Chief organizer Pakistan Tahereek Insaf Bajaur agency, Mumbar khan declared the federal budget anti common man and said that no good news and relief in the budget for the welfare of poor people of the
country . “It was a budget for Privileges class because nothing special for the country common man ,”.He added. He demanded special development packages for the development of tribal
areas and establishing small industries in Fata.