PESHAWAR, Feb 13: Students from North and South Waziristan have demanded ‘true peace’ and ‘meaningful education’ in tribal areas which could be achieved only if the decision-makers show genuine commitment and sincerity.
The students made the demand during a musical night organised by the Waziristan Students Society the other day, according to a press release.
President of Pakistan Society of Criminology and patron-in-chief of Uthmankhel tribe Dr Fasihuddin was the chief guest. He urged the tribal students to divert their energies towards education, acquire modern skills, bridge the gap between tribal population and people of urban areas, persuade their elders to resolve their inter and intra-tribal conflicts, and promote female education.
He advised the students to be the agents of change and demanded of the government to establish at least one good university in each tribal agency and resolve the issue of Fata University.
President of the Waziristan Students Society, Asmatullah Wazir lamented the inadequate facilities of staff, hostels and libraries in the schools and colleges of North and South Waziristan.Dawn.