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Protesters block access to KP assembly ahead of Fata merger bill’s approval

Protesters block access to KP assembly ahead of Fata merger bill’s approval

Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI) workers on Sunday gathered outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa assembly, blocking access to the building in a bid to prevent lawmakers from Protesters are holding a sit-in outside the assembly’s entrances while district administration and the police, according to DawnNewsTV, have been trying to convince the protesters to vacate the area in front of […]

KPK assembly to take up FATA-KPK merger bill in last session today

KPK assembly to take up FATA-KPK merger bill in last session today

PESHAWAR:Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa assembly is all set to take up FATA Reforms Bill to merge FATA with KPK amid ruckus from some opposition parties.The government needs the support of 83 members out of an assembly of 124 to pass the bill and make FATA its part.Opposition parties like JUI-F have begun their protest outside the assembly to […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been approved in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk after which the movement to hold amendment in the bill was accepted by the House. During the session, Jamiat Ulema-e […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been passed in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk. It is to be mentioned here that the constitution amendmen on Thursday with two thirds majority. According to the amendment, […]

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

ISLAMABAD:National Assembly session gets underway as historic bill to merge FATA with KPK is tabled. With the passing of the bill, KPK laws will be immediately enforceable in FATA and it would also get Rs. 100 billion under NFC award. PTI supremo Imran Khan is also attending the session along with most of his party […]

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency on Wednesday after inaugurating a 132kv grid station, he said that better education and health facilities, road infrastructure, gas and electricity and all other basic facilities enjoyed by the residents of major cities of Pakistan was also a basic legal and constitutional right of the […]

FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

ISLAMABAD:The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Reforms Bill will be tabled in the National Assembly today (Thursday) that includes the merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government has decided to table the Fata Reforms Bill after parliamentary leaders of all political parties have expressed their agreement over the final draft of the […]

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

ISLAMABAD:Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Moulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday termed the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an international agenda.Speaking on the floor of National Assembly on Wednesday, he said that a power lobby has been forcing Parliament for FATA merger, adding that the House doesn’t have mandate to change the […]

PML-N loses its FATA GS to PPP

PML-N loses its FATA GS to PPP

National Assembly Member from Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Toori and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) General Secretary in Fata Sohail Afridi called on former president of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party-Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal House Lahore and announced joining the party. Toori and Afridi said that PPP was the only party which worked for the people […]

The extension of Courts should not be limited to any specific part of the FATA, Farhat ullah Babar speech at FATA seminar

The extension of Courts should not be limited to any specific part of the FATA, Farhat ullah Babar speech at FATA seminar

Asghar Ali Mubarak: January, 26, 2018 Islamabad; The extension of Courts should not be limited to any specific part of the FATA Islamabad: The extension of Courts to FATA should not be limited to any specific part, rather it needs to be extended to the entire area forthwith, by adopting the proposed amendments submitted with […]