FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas.

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...

Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms

People and political leaders of various parties in tribal areas have expressed their disappointment over allocation of Rs26.90 billion for fiscal year 2017-18 for...

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.

Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet....
FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people

After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the...
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Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people...

The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the...

Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is...

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.

Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively...
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...

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...