FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News


Jeep Rally to be organised in Kohat on Pakistan Day

Jeep Rally to be organised in Kohat on Pakistan Day
March 19, 2017

KOHAT, 19 March: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department will organise a jeep rally in Kohat in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations.

Besides the jeep rally near Tanda Dam, water sports, kite flying and archery competitions will also be organised on the occasion, besides the traditional Rabab Mangay (music) programme. A meeting of the Tourism Department headed by Secretary Tourism Muhammad Tariq was held in Peshawar on Saturday to review preparations for the event.

Muhammad Tariq said the jeep rally has been organised in Kohat for the first time. He said the purpose of organising the rally on Pakistan Day is to promote tourism in Kohat.

The Frontier Four Club president Babar Khan said on the occasion that 100 jeeps from his club, four from Islamabad Club, three from Four-Wheelers Club and 10 jeeps of local people will take part in the event. He said the track of the rally will be nine kilometres.


Related Articles


Like Us On Facebook

Fata Reforms

  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.


  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • 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 […]

Follow us on twitter


September 2017
« Aug