Speakers praised government on FATA reforms
PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar have praised the federal government for initiating the step to bring positive changes in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).Business Recorder
The speakers warmly welcomed the proposed reforms in the tribal areas by the federal government and they termed the reforms necessary for sustainable development and ensuring fundamental rights to the people. They said FCR and absence of constitutional rights were the main hurdles to development of tribal areas. The Nation
PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday urged the federal government to abolish the centuries-old Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The demands were made during a day-long seminar held at the Peshawar Press Club. The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Fata Youth Wing had organized the seminar titled ‘Youth against FCR’. The News
Local Bodies election in FATA next year
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that reforms will be introduced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas after approval from the Parliament. Daily Aaj
Governor said local government elections will be held in FATA next year, as carried by “Daily Mashriq”.
Bajaur: Awami National Party Bajaur chapter General Secretary Gul Afzal has termed FATA merger into KP vital while saying that those supporting FCR are not tribal people well-wishers. Daily Aaj
The news was also carried by “Daily Mashriq”, however web link is not available.