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FATA students stage protest in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation

FATA students stage protest in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation
August 12, 2017

PESHAWAR, 12 August: The FATA Students Organisation on Friday staged a protest demonstration in D-Chowk Islamabad against delay in implementation of reforms in tribal areas.

Members of National Assembly from FATA Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi, Sajid Turi and Awami National Party central vice president Bushra Gohar and Nisar Mohmand were also present on the occasion. FATA Students Organisation president Shaukat Aziz was leading the protest.

Shah Jee Gul Afridi said on the occasion that the federal government was delaying reforms in FATA unnecessarily. He said the government wants to keep the people of FATA backward, but the tribal lawmakers will not allow this. He said he will call an all parties conference on the issue of FATA reforms after Eidul Azha. He said lakhs of people from FATA will also stage protests in Islamabad against delay in reforms. He said the protests will continue till implementation of reforms.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) FATA chapter had also staged sit-in in front of Governor House in Peshawar on Friday against delay in FATA reforms.

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