The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to launch crackdown against power theft across the province to bring down line losses.
The poor state of healthcare facilities in the tribal districts can be gauged from the fact that there is only one doctor for 7,000 people.
The government’s move to constitute a task force for implementation of Fata reforms has got appreciation from different quarters.
The cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on 6 September constituted a task force to expedite merger of Fata with KP.
PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan will begin delimitation in former tribal areas in October next month that would be completed in December.
National Finance Commission (NFC) funds should be released immediately to ensure swift development of tribal districts after merger with KP.
Khassadar personnel have now initiated protests after initially expressing concerns over their uncertain future with merger of Fata into KP.
The people working for merger of tribal areas with KP should also work for Khassadar personnel who have been affected from the merger.
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’.
Malik Waris Khan said the existing judicial and patwar system in the country has many flaws and extension of this system to Fata will create further problems.
Dr Naureen says the new judicial system in Fata will bring an end to the courts of political agents, appellate courts and Fata Tribunal which she termed as ghost courts.
Ameer Mushtaq Ahmad said that the president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain should bring amendments in the article 247, merging FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and give the tribal due rights as equal citizens.