Fata Reforms

Centre to provide funds for merged districts till NFC decision

The National Assembly was informed that the Centre has so far provided Rs270 billion for the development of merged tribal districts.

Governor model schools in merged districts brought under KP govt scope

Governor model schools across merged districts faced issues of pending salaries of teachers and other financial issues after abolition of FCR.

Rs2.26 billion released for strengthening police in merged districts

Over 1.8 million trees have been planted in North Waziristan, and hospitals in Spinwam and Shewa have also been made functional.

Asaan Insaaf Markaz project to be extended to merged districts

Transforming police stations into Insaaf Marakiz was aimed at bringing changes in police culture and providing improved services to visitors.

Fata Qaumi Jirga demands reversal of merger

The Fata Qaumi Jirga on Tuesday organised a massive anti-merger Jirga outside the National Press Club in Islamabad.

Dissenting voices force govt to stop appointing outsider nurses in merged districts

Currently, the government is appointing 481 charge nurses for hospitals of merged districts on contract for Rs20,000 monthly remuneration.

JUI-F takes exception to appointment of non-locals in merged districts

The JUI-F leaders also took strong exception to appointment and transfer of non-locals on teaching posts in Khyber district.

27 citizen facilitation centres established in merged districts

The PDMA in collaboration with the World Bank, Nadra and EAD Islamabad has established 27 citizen facilitation centres in merged districts.

Traffic mess, encroachments trouble locals in Mir Ali Bazaar

The people of North Waziristan are facing trouble due to traffic mess and encroachments in Mir Ali Bazaar.

Merger proved to be a failure: Hameedullah Jan

The former minister said any kind of change in merged districts must come only with the approval of the local population.

No women police: Men had to arrest woman accused in Bajaur

First time after merger of erstwhile Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a woman has been arrested by police in Bajaur tribal district.

Shah Baig village in Mohmand lacks basic facilities

The remote Shah Baig area of Mohmand having a population of thousands is deprived of basic facilities of life even in this modern era.

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