‘Youth’s say has increased in FATA reforms process’

Previously, only the elders had say in tribal affairs, but now the situation has changed and the youth are standing shoulder to shoulder with...

FATA reforms process creates political awareness among tribal people

Consultations and debates on reforms process was kicked in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) by the central government two years ago and this process...

Privileged class of tribal elders opposes setting up courts in tribal areas

The parliament of Pakistan has passed the bill of extending judiciary to FATA. The bill has become a law after it was signed by...

Fata Grand Alliance expresses reservations over extension of judicial system to tribal areas

The bill for extension of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Peshawar High Court (PHC) to Fata has become an act...

Students vow to ensure implementation of Fata reforms

NN conducted a panel discussion with Bajaur Students Organisation general secretary Hameedullah, Khyber Youth Forum president Aamir Afridi, Fata Students Organisation women wing leader...

Fata student’s bodies question role of tribal lawmakers in reforms process

The government has launched reforms process in Fata for the last two years, but the process could not get legal and constitutional cover so far

Tribesmen seek implementation of FATA reforms before upcoming general elections

Fazal Ameen, a social worker active in the fields of health and education in FATA, believes that reforms are possible even during this short period.
Adct Latif yousafzai, Mufti Shakoor of jui and Aisha mohmand during TNN Badloon Program regarding courts extension to FATA

Extension of higher courts to FATA will improve women lives, say experts   

The FCR law is still there and the political agent enjoys vast powers. Therefore, we can assume that the judicial system’s extension to the tribal areas left much to be desired
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Bill on extension of judiciary to FATA awaiting approval from Senate  

After a long wait, the National Assembly finally passed a bill on 12 January 2018 for extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Peshawar High Court (PHC) to FATA. Protests by the FATA people and statements by the opposition leaders played a crucial role in the approval of the bill from the National Assembly.

Youth, tribal leaders are concerned about transparent implementation of 10 year FATA development program

A 10-year development programme was proposed in the FATA Reforms Committee report, but unfortunately we put more emphasis on political and administrative reforms.

Residents of tribal areas seek participation, consultation over 10 year FATA development program

Although no final decision has been taken about FATA reforms, yet a commission has been formed to implement the proposed 10-year development programme.

Will political parties reach a consensus on the issue of FATA reforms?

TNN conducted interview panel comprsing Takra Qabaili Khwendo leader Naheed Afridi, JUI-F Khyber Agency ameer Mufti Ijaz Shinwari and tribal Malik Haji Hukam Khan...