PkMAP chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai. – A file photo

PESHAWAR, 15 October: The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai has sought a referendum in FATA on the question of merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Talking to a private news channel, Achakzai said why over one lakh tribal youth have joined security forces if they are rebels. He said Afghanistan is a neighbour and best friend of Pakistan. He said peace and stability in Afghanistan was vital for peace in Pakistan.

The PkMAP chief said many controversies have been emerging on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which should be addressed. He said Parliament is the supreme institution which frames the internal and foreign policy.

Achakzai said the area people should have first right on their resources. He said giving rights to people will set the country on path of progress and development.