Funds for FATA and Balochistan used in Punjab: Senate sub committee 

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Funds for FATA and Balochistan used in Punjab: Senate sub committee 

ISLAMABAD: Funds for the development of the Balochistan and Federal Administrated Tribal Areas (Fata) are being spent on parks, roads and metro trains in Punjab.

This was revealed in a meeting of Senate Sub-Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication. It has also been revealed that Rs 500 million, allocated for telecom sector of Balochistan and FATA, are being spent on construction of a stadium in Sialkot.

The sub-committee expressed disappointment that the survey for providing mobile phone service in Fata was not being carried out. The meeting of the committee was held at the Parliament house under the chairmanship of Senator Taj Muhammad Afridi.