Following the completion of the first phase of the Accelerated Implementation Program (AIP) for the first three years of the Tribal Development, the second phase of AIP for the next three years of tribal development is launched today.
The event was held in Islamabad with members of the KP provincial cabinet including Timur Jhagra, Shaukat Yousafzai, Kamran Bangash, the Korean Ambassador, and representatives of diplomatic missions of Germany and Japan and Canadian High Commissions, representatives of the European Union, USAID, Turkish Operations and Coordination Agency. Representatives from World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, INL, KFW, Italian Agency for Development Operations, UNDP and other agencies participated.
On this occasion, Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Shahab Ali Shah said that the second phase of AIP is based on preferences, opinions and suggestions of tribal people formed during the consultative sessions held in 25 sub-divisions of the integrated districts. The second phase of AIP is mainly focused on the sectors of health, education, agriculture, irrigation and other sectors necessary for the needs of tribal people.