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Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

Date: 17 Jul, 2017

    Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement
Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms. The announcement was made by Bilawal...
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The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

Date: 30 May, 2017

    The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are...
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Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people
After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee....
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Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people  

Date: 22 Apr, 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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Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

Date: 24 Mar, 2017

    Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms
Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since...
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Govt criticized for delaying approval of proposed reforms in FATA

Date: 23 Feb, 2017

    Govt criticized for delaying approval of proposed reforms in FATA
PESHAWAR: Different governments have made attempts since the creation of Pakistan in 1947 to bring reforms in the administrative system of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), but the...
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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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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

TDPs

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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