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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

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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