The proposed Riwaj Act to keep FATA status as male dominant region

The FATA reforms committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has recommended a number of reforms in the administrative, judicial and political structure of...
Stoppage of Agency Development Funds a positive development for FATA

Experts hail abolition of agency development funds

This fund was also called agency welfare fund, but it was rarely spent on the development of tribal areas. A large chunk of these funds used to go to ‘favorites’.

The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA under the judicial system of the country.

PHC concludes arrangements for extension of Regular courts to Tribal Districts

Regular Courts will work for safeguarding the constitutionally guaranteed rights of the people of the Tribal districts who were deprived of their rights since independence.
FATA Reforms and Tribal Youth

FATA Reforms and Tribal Youth

According to the FATA Secretariat statistics, the current population of FATA is estimated around 4.7 million. Youth in the 15-25 age group is estimated at...
FATA Reforms Committee and the reform process

‘Govt to honor people’s will in Fata reforms’

Various reforms have been introduced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since the creation of Pakistan in 1947. The latest reforms process started with submission of 22nd constitutional amendment bill for FATA reforms in the National Assembly by the current members of the National Assembly (NA )from the tribal areas in September last year.

Health minister assures all-out health facilities for North Waziristan

There are 77 health centers functional in the district. While 29 are non-functional due to non availability of doctors and equipments.
FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017

Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating...

Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years.

Govt criticized for delaying approval of proposed reforms in FATA

Different governments have made attempts since the creation of Pakistan in 1947 to bring reforms in the administrative system of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), but the reforms were never implemented in letter and spirit.

The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and...

Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition...