FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News

FATA

Tribesmen to hold grand sit-in in Islamabad if Fata reforms not implemented before Oct 9

Tribesmen to hold grand sit-in in Islamabad if Fata reforms not implemented before Oct 9
September 24, 2017

BARA, 24 September: Fata parliamentarians and other noted leaders have threatened to hold a massive protest sit-in in the federal capital if the government failed to implement Fata reforms before October 9.

The deadline was given by members of National Assembly Shah Jee Gul Afridi, Shahabuddin Khan, noted lawyer Abdul Latif Afridi and other leaders during a huge public gathering held in Paka Tara area of Qambar Khel tribe on Sunday. The gathering was organized under the banner of Fata Reforms Movement.

Addressing the gathering speakers urged upon the federal government to abolish the draconian law and immediately merge Fata into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

They also demanded that Fata should be given representation in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly before the 2018 general elections and extend the jurisdiction of higher judiciary to the tribal areas.

The tribal leaders came down hard on Maulana Fazal Rahman and Mehmood Khan Achakzai for opposing Fata reforms and dubbed them as enemies of the people of Fata.

Comments

Related Articles

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Like Us On Facebook

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 […]

Follow us on twitter

Archives

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031