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‘I’ll quit if Fata reforms are not implemented’

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

    ‘I’ll quit if Fata reforms are not implemented’
Minister of State for Safron Ghalib Khan Wazir has said that he will quit office if he understands that federal government is not sincere in mainstreaming the tribal areas. In...
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Achakzai seeks referendum on FATA-KP merger

Date: 15 Oct, 2017

    Achakzai seeks referendum on FATA-KP merger
The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai has sought a referendum in FATA on the question of merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Gulalai demands early merger of Fata in KP

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Gulalai demands early merger of Fata in KP
Demanding immediate merger of Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai has asked the federal government to abstain from appointing Chief Operating Officers in Fata. Talking to TNN...
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Pashtun grand jirga demands Fata-KP merger with immediate effect

Date: 14 Aug, 2017

    Pashtun grand jirga demands Fata-KP merger with immediate effect
Pashtun grand jirga have demanded of federal government to immediately abolish Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) law and merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to secure future of the tribal...
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JUI-F leader says FATA capable of sustaining itself financially

Date: 09 Aug, 2017

    JUI-F leader says FATA capable of sustaining itself financially
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) FATA ameer Mufti Abdul Shakoor said on Tuesday that FATA will face no financial problems if it is converted into a separate province as the...
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JUI-F leader says won’t allow FATA-KP merger at any cost

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    JUI-F leader says won’t allow FATA-KP merger at any cost
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) ameer for FATA Mufti Abdul Shakoor said on Monday that the party will never allow merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at any cost.
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United Tribal Party announces complete support for Fata-KP merger

Date: 03 Aug, 2017

    United Tribal Party announces complete support for Fata-KP merger
United Tribal Party members on Thursday announced complete support for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
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JUI-F to resist Fata-KP merger: Maulana Abdul Shakoor

Date: 03 Aug, 2017

    JUI-F to resist Fata-KP merger: Maulana Abdul Shakoor
Jamiat Uama-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) Fata chapter Ameer Maulana Abdul Shakoor on Thursday threatened that the party would never allow Fata merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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MMA’s restoration not to affect JI’s stance on Fata reforms

Date: 26 Jul, 2017

    MMA’s restoration not to affect JI’s stance on Fata reforms
Restoration of religious political parties’ alliance ‘Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal’ (MMA) would not affect Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JI) stance on Fata reforms, JI Khyber Agency chapter leaders said on Wednesday
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Ghulam Bilour urges federal govt to merge Fata with KP

Date: 16 Jul, 2017

    Ghulam Bilour urges federal govt to merge Fata with KP
Awami National Party leader MNA Ghulam Ahmad Bilour on Sunday asked federal government to merge the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa so that FATA people could get rights like...
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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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Government, opposition in KP Assembly slam Centre for delaying FATA reforms

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Government, opposition in KP Assembly slam Centre for delaying FATA reforms
The members of treasury and opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Thursday criticised the federal government for delaying merger of FATA with KP.
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Fata Reforms

  • 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.

  • 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 adopted by the government towards the issue.The government had apparently put the issue on the back burner until new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his cabinet revived the process and directions were issued on 13 September, 017 to bring a new draft law in place of Riwaj Act.

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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