Proposed FATA Reforms draw mixed reaction

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
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...

Traditional leadership struggles for creation of FATA Council

PESHAWAR: The people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have different thoughts regarding changes in the administrative system of the region. The establishment of...
FATA Reforms, FATA Merger into KPK

Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP

TNN has asked street people from all over FATA about merger with KP. Here are Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP from the program.
FATA Reforms

FATA Reforms: From the Stand Point of its Minorities

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a Muslim-majority region. An approximate number of 30,000 Hindus, Christians and Sikhs have been living alongside Muslims in FATA for many decades.
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.

FATA women seek representation in reforms process

PESHAWAR: Due to cultural impediments and lack of willingness on the part of tribal and political leadership, no concrete steps had ever been taken on the local or national level to resolve the problems faced by the women of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Political, tribal leadership divided on FATA merger with KP

Contributors: TNN correspondents PESHAWAR: Reforms had been introduced in different shapes in the administrative affairs of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from time to time....
Reforms in FATA

FATA people united on reforms, divided on modus operandi

Badloon: FATA people united on reforms, divided on modus operandi PESHAWAR: Reforms process had been carried out in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from time to time. For the first time in history, the people of FATA were given right to adult franchise in the year 1996 after which the tribal people aged 18 years or above could elect members of the National Assembly from their respective constituencies. The government also introduced some changes in the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) in 2011. However, the people of the tribal areas continued their efforts for their rights at par with other citizens of Pakistan.

Repatriated families await pledged assistance

BARA, 29 July: Displaced persons of Maidan in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency who were repatriated to their native areas two years back said...

Bajaur political admin releases 42 prisoners

KHAR, 14 July: Political administration of Bajaur Agency has released 42 prisoners involved in petty crimes today so that they can celebrate Eidul Fitr...