To effectively and systematically carry out development measures of border areas and national races ,the Government enacted Development of Border Areas and National Races Law with Law No.11/93 on 13th August, 1993. To be in line with the current situation, the State Peace and  Development Council enacted the Law Amending the Development of Border Areas and National Races Law with Law No.7/2006 on 11th August, 2006. The Master Plan for the Development of Border Areas and National Races was drawn and the first short term 3-year plan from 1993-1994 fiscal year to 1995-1996 fiscal year,the first medium term 5-year plan from 1996-1997 fiscal year to 2000-2001 fiscal year and the second medium term 5-year plan from 2001-2002 fiscal year to 2005-2006 fiscal year, 13-year Master Plan was implemented. At present,30-year long term plan for the development of border areas and national races starting from 2001-2002 fiscal year up to 2029-2030 fiscal year is being undertaken by 6 medium term 5-year plans.