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Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

Date: 16 Nov, 2017

    Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award
On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas...
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Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

Date: 16 Nov, 2017

    Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi
To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and...
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Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

Date: 16 Nov, 2017

    Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour
Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says...
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Islamabad sit-in for FATA reforms and PM’s promises

Date: 30 Oct, 2017

    Islamabad sit-in for FATA reforms and PM’s promises
The FATA reforms package could not be implemented eight months after its approval by the federal cabinet. Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi had...
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Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

Date: 15 Oct, 2017

    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...
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FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi

Date: 29 Sep, 2017

    FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi
The FATA reforms process which was initiated in 2015 saw delays due to differences among different political parties over the mode of reforms as well as the confused approach...
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Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

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

Date: 15 Aug, 2017

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

Date: 29 Jul, 2017

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

Date: 21 Jul, 2017

    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....
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Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms
People and political leaders of various parties in tribal areas have expressed their disappointment over allocation of Rs26.90 billion for fiscal year 2017-18 for Fata. Terming the budget insufficient...
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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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Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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