MARDAN – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman on Friday demanded referendum in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The Nation
MARDAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam -Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has demanded the holding of a referendum on proposal about merger of FATA into KP and allowing the tribesmen to decide future of tribal areas. Business Recorder
MARDAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman demanded referendum in FATA on giving legal rights to the tribal people living in Federally Administrative Tribal Areas. International News Network
MARDAN: FATA reforms will not be allowed till referendum. Daily AAj
PESHAWAR: Reforms Committee and sub-sections of the Constitution are major hurdles in holding Referendum in FATA. Daily Aaj
PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has recommended further expansion of Benazir Income Support Programme in FATA. Daily Aaj
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam -Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman is becoming more vocal on FATA reforms while advocating Referendum in the Tribal areas. Though he is a key ally of the federal government, but on FATA reforms, JUI Chief has a separate stance. JUI has a good representations in the Tribal areas and government needs to address its concerns before taking final decision about the future of FATA.
In another news the Writer has identified some major hurdles in the way to conduct Referendum in FATA.
Meanwhile, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has recommended further expansion of BISP in FATA while saying that it would play pivotal role in eliminating poverty in the area.