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JI to stage sit-in against delay in Fata reforms

JI to stage sit-in against delay in Fata reforms
August 12, 2017

PESHAWAR, 12 August: Following Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) yesterday’s protest against non-implementation of Fata reforms, Jamaat-e-Islami on Saturday announced to stage a protest sit-in outside Governor House from August 22 against delay in merger of tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
“We are going to stage a protest sit-in outside Governor House in Peshawar from August 22,” said JI Fata chapter ameer and head of the Fata Political Alliance while addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club.
He said that protest sit-in will continue until their demands regarding Fata reforms implementation were not fulfilled.
Those political forces and civil organizations supporting Fata merger with KP and reforms package will be invited to sit-in, he remarked.
Infrastructure, education, health and business have been damaged due to the years long militancy and war on terror, he maintained.
He asked the federal government to immediately implement the Fata reforms package and merge tribal areas with KP.

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