PESHAWAR, 3 October: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Tuesday urging the political parties and all stakeholder to unite on Fata reforms and asked the tribal people to snatch their right if the government was not ready to give it willingly.
He assured that that he and his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would support them till they got their constitutional rights.
Talking to participants of All Parties Conference here, he said that if a Parliament could pave way for a disqualified person to head a party, then it could also pass Fata Reforms Bill to bring the under-developed tribal areas into mainstream.
He asked the tribesmen that they were worriers who could snatch their rights if the government was refusing to give.
He urged all political parties to forge unity among their ranks regardless of their political affiliation and force the federal government to pass the reforms bill.
Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency, Alhaj Shah Jee Gul said that tribal should be given equal rights being enjoyed by residents of Islamabad and Karachi.
He said that he would stage a rally to protest delay in implementation of reforms on October 9 in Islamabad and urged all parties to join him. Awami National Party’s Mian Iftikhar said he would not accept any line or border within Pakistan that divide Pakhtuns.
The ANP leader said that Fata’s population as shown less to deprive the area of its due share and declared it a conspiracy against the people of the area. Other political leaders also spoke on the occasion.