The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police engaged youth representatives from the province In an interactive session with police officers to encourage them to play a role in stopping crime.
The number of foreign fighters flowing into Iraq and Syria each month has declined to about 100 from a peak of about 1,500 three years ago.
A police force of 45,000 personnel will be raised in the now former tribal agencies to man 95 police stations, 130 posts and 13 police lines, according to the police.
A new emergency obstetric care facility established in August at a hospital in Bajaur District has raised hopes of tackling infant mortality, which occurs at a troubling rate.
There were as many as 4,000 people in Swat District who are addicted to drugs, including heroin and methamphetamine, a March survey conducted by Naway Jwand revealed.
The government's shaky deal with religious hardliners, enraged over a court's ruling clearing a Christian woman of blasphemy charges, has left her family fearing for her safety.