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Jubilation in FATA after merger legislation

People in tribal areas of Pakistan celebrated and welcomed FATA’s historic merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after National Assembly passed a unanimous bill paving way for the abolition of 100-year-old black laws of Frontier Crimes Regulation. Story first published: 24th May 2018 Source link

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Ruckus in NA as Imran Khan makes comeback

PML-N brigade attacked PTI Chairman Imran Khan as he criticised the ruling party leadership in his speech, creating pandemonium in the house on Thursday. The National Assembly passed a historic bill today on much-awaited merger of KP and FATA. Story first published: 24th May 2018 Source link

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A look into FATA-KP merger bill

The National Assembly on Thursday passed a constitutional amendment seeking the much-awaited merger of the FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In the voting, 229 MNAs from PML-N, PPP, PTI, MQM-P and Jamat-e-Islami voted in favour of the bill while lawmakers of JUI-F and PkMAP opposed it while staging walkout. Story first ...

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FATA’s merger is victory of Pakistan: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan Thursday hailed the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as his party lawmakers voted in favour of the historic legislation. The PTI chief, who generally boycotts National Assembly sessions, attended today’s session to cast his vote on the legislation. The house passed “Constitution (31st Amendment) ...

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Imran hails KP-FATA merger as a huge victory for Pakistan

The passing of the KP-FATA merger bill is a huge victor for Pakistan which will ensure that the problems of the people of FATA will be solved, said the cricketer-turned-politician, on Thursday.  “This is an important victory for Pakistan,” he said. “Had this decision not been taken, a void would ...

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Maryam records statement, slams JIT for being ‘partial’

Maryam Nawaz recorded her statement in the Avenfield reference on Thursday, accusing the JIT members of being partial and leveling false charges against her father.  “I never said that I was the beneficiary owner of the London flats,” she said. “Wajid Zia was not impartial–Bilal Rasool is also the supporter ...

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What’s in it for the tribal areas?

Once the bill is passed and becomes a law, FATA will be merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. What’s in it for FATA, by the way? Once FATA merges with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the high court will function in the tribal areas as well. FATA will ...

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