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Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people  

Date: 10 May, 2017

    Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people  
The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some...
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Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

Date: 18 Jan, 2017

    Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA
Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support...
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Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017

Date: 13 Dec, 2016

    Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017
Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing...
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The proposed Riwaj Act to keep FATA status as male dominant region

Date: 24 Nov, 2016

    The proposed Riwaj Act to keep FATA status as male dominant region
The FATA reforms committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has recommended a number of reforms in the administrative, judicial and political structure of the tribal areas after having...
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Proposed FATA Reforms draw mixed reaction

Date: 28 Oct, 2016

    Proposed FATA Reforms draw mixed reaction
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formed a five-member committee to recommend reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) after members of the National Assembly from tribal areas submitted 22nd...
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FATA Reforms and Tribal Youth

Date: 13 Oct, 2016

    FATA Reforms and Tribal Youth
According to the FATA Secretariat statistics, the current population of FATA is estimated around 4.7 million. Youth in the 15-25 age group is estimated at 802,535. Being important stakeholders...
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Traditional leadership struggles for creation of FATA Council

Date: 06 Sep, 2016

    Traditional leadership struggles for creation of FATA Council
PESHAWAR: The people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have different thoughts regarding changes in the administrative system of the region. The establishment of a separate FATA Council...
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Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP

Date: 04 Aug, 2016

    Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP
The people of FATA  have different views on the possible merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Bahadur Khan, a resident of Shalobar area of Khyber Agency says, “amendments...
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FATA Reforms: From the Stand Point of its Minorities

Date: 27 Jun, 2016

    FATA Reforms: From the Stand Point of its Minorities
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a Muslim-majority region. An approximate number of 30,000 Hindus, Christians and Sikhs have been living alongside Muslims in FATA for many decades....
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‘Govt to honor people’s will in Fata reforms’

Date: 19 May, 2016

    ‘Govt to honor people’s will in Fata reforms’
Various reforms have been introduced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since the creation of Pakistan in 1947. The latest reforms process started with submission of 22nd...
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FATA women seek representation in reforms process

Date: 12 Apr, 2016

    FATA women seek representation in reforms process
PESHAWAR: Due to cultural impediments and lack of willingness on the part of tribal and political leadership, no concrete steps had ever been taken on the local or national...
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Political, tribal leadership divided on FATA merger with KP

Date: 17 Mar, 2016

    Political, tribal leadership divided on FATA merger with KP
Contributors: TNN correspondents PESHAWAR: Reforms had been introduced in different shapes in the administrative affairs of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from time to time. For the first time,...
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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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