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PM Abbasi seeks progress report over Fata reforms

Date: 21 Aug, 2017

    PM Abbasi seeks progress report over Fata reforms
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has sought progress report from the standing committee of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) over the much-debated reforms for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
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Federal govt asks tribal MNAs for final recommendations on Fata reforms

Date: 23 Jun, 2017

    Federal govt asks tribal MNAs for final recommendations on Fata reforms
The federal government on Friday asked Parliamentarian from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to give their final recommendations regarding Riwaj Bill, which seeks to bring Fata into the...
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NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA

Date: 17 May, 2017

    NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Tuesday failed to develop consensus on implementation of Riwaj Act 2017 in FATA.
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Bills on scrapping of FCR, introduction of Riwaj Act in FATA tabled in NA

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Bills on scrapping of FCR, introduction of Riwaj Act in FATA tabled in NA
Bills to repeal Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) and introduce Riwaj Act in FATA were tabled in the National Assembly on Monday.
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Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today
Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today
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Bajaur: Seminar held to aware tribal women about Fata reforms

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Bajaur: Seminar held to aware tribal women about Fata reforms
KHAR, 06 May: A seminar was organized in Bajaur Agency to create awareness among tribal women regarding Fata reforms. The seminar was organized by tribal areas students’ organization in...
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FATA Political Alliance warns of protest movement against implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    FATA Political Alliance warns of protest movement against implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’
While rejecting the implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’, the FATA Political Alliance on Saturday warned the federal government of initiating a protest movement against the implementation of the proposed ‘Riwaj...
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PPP rejects Riwaj Act in FATA

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    PPP rejects Riwaj Act in FATA
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has rejected the Riwaj Act and termed it a replica of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.
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FCR to be replaced with new Rewaj system in Fata: Sartaj Aziz

Date: 02 Mar, 2017

    FCR to be replaced with new Rewaj system in Fata: Sartaj Aziz
The Fata Reforms Committee Chairman Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law would be repealed and replaced with new Rewaj system in the Federally...
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Federal cabinet approves Fata reforms committee’s recommendations

Date: 02 Mar, 2017

    Federal cabinet approves Fata reforms committee’s recommendations
The federal cabinet on Thursday approved in principle the recommendations of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms committee. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired the Federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad.
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Tribal students reject proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Tribal students reject proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas
The tribal students’ organization on Wednesday rejected the proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas and said that the act is not different from the draconian FCR law. While addressing a...
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Women jirga demands merger of FATA with KP

Date: 14 Jan, 2017

    Women jirga demands merger of FATA with KP
While rejecting FCR law and implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’ in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the tribal women jirga on Saturday demanded immediate merger of FATA with Khyber...
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Fata Reforms

  • 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.

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

TDPs

  • 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 […]

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