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.
Women of the newly merged tribal districts were also keenly waiting for benefits of the reforms process and merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Although no final decision has been taken about FATA reforms, yet a commission has been formed to implement the proposed 10-year development programme.
The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the...
Sohail Khan, the ECP spokesman for KP, says ribal provincial elections can only be delayed if the legislation completes before the election schedule.
The Qabail Qaumi Tehreek (QQT) chief Hameedullah Jan Afridi along with other leaders of the movement visited Orakzai tribal district on Monday.
Previously, only the elders had say in tribal affairs, but now the situation has changed and the youth are standing shoulder to shoulder with...
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formed a five-member committee to recommend reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) after members of the National Assembly from tribal areas submitted 22nd constitutional amendment bill for bringing reforms in FATA, in the Lower House of the Parliament in 2015
The resolution also asked for creation of 20,000 jobs for the youth of tribal areas.
There are 77 health centers functional in the district. While 29 are non-functional due to non availability of doctors and equipments.
Almost two years after commencement of FATA reforms process, consensus could not be created among the stakeholders on the mode of reforms due to...
Experts at a panel discussion arranged by TNN said increased representation for tribal districts in National and KP assemblies will help resolve problems.