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Session on women rights in FATA held in Islamabad

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    Session on women rights in FATA held in Islamabad
UN Women has undertaken a gender analysis of legal reforms and customary practices in FATA, in order to strengthen evidence base for legal reforms and policy action.
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‘Most of 5th grade passing children do not have schools to continue their education in Pakistan’

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    ‘Most of 5th grade passing children do not have schools to continue their education in Pakistan’
Despite strong and continued commitments across all political parties, improvements in education have largely been limited to infrastructure upgrades in primary schools.
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SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case tomorrow

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case tomorrow
The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on the petitions seeking disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and secretary general Jahangir Khan Tareen on Friday.
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Khurshid Shah asks govt to abolish British-era laws in Pakistan

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    Khurshid Shah asks govt to abolish British-era laws in Pakistan
Opposition parties demanding implementation of Fata Reforms walked out of National Assembly proceedings on the third consecutive day to protest government’s removal of the bill from the assembly’s agenda.
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Revived MMA pledges to resolve issue of FATA reforms within one month

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    Revived MMA pledges to resolve issue of FATA reforms within one month
The religious parties have announced restoration of their alliance Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) which will resolve the issue of FATA reforms within a month.
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90% of world opium produced in Afghanistan, Senate body told

Date: 14 Dec, 2017

    90% of world opium produced in Afghanistan, Senate body told
The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has said 90 percent of world’s opium is being produced in Afghanistan out of which 42 percent is smuggled to Pakistan.
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Army supports mainstreaming of Fata: COAS

Date: 13 Dec, 2017

    Army supports mainstreaming of Fata: COAS
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday interacted with FATA delegations of Tribal elders and Youth Jirga and held detailed discussion with both delegations...
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US provides APVs to Pakistan’s LEAs

Date: 13 Dec, 2017

    US provides APVs to Pakistan’s LEAs
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Ranz handed over eleven armored personnel vehicles (APVs) worth over Rs280 million ($2.7 million USD)
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Govt starts talks with opposition parties on Fata Reforms Bill

Date: 13 Dec, 2017

    Govt starts talks with opposition parties on Fata Reforms Bill
The government on Wednesday started negotiation with opposition parties demanding merger of Fata with Khyber Pakthunkhwa in particular and implemented of Fata Reforms Bill in general.
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PHC restrains govt from releasing TTP ex-spokesperson Ihsanullah Ihsan

Date: 13 Dec, 2017

    PHC restrains govt from releasing TTP ex-spokesperson Ihsanullah Ihsan
The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday restrained the federal government from releasing former spokesperson of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamatul Ahrar Ihsanullah Ihsan.
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JI demands KP-Fata merger till December 31

Date: 12 Dec, 2017

    JI demands KP-Fata merger till December 31
Jamaat-e-Islami central Ameer Sirajul Haq on Tuesday warned the government to implement Fata Reforms till December 31 and merge Fata with Khyber Pakthunkhwa or else they would stage sit-in...
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Opposition parties to boycott NA proceedings until govt tables ‘Fata Reforms Bill’

Date: 12 Dec, 2017

    Opposition parties to boycott NA proceedings until govt tables ‘Fata Reforms Bill’
The opposition parties on Tuesday announced to continue boycott from the National Assembly proceedings and constituted a committee to hold negotiations with government to table Fata Reforms Bill at...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

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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