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Fawad says federal govt’s funds being misused in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry  on Thursday said that it was the responsibility of the federal government to develop and resolve the issues of Karachi, adding that they have received several complaints over the misuse of funds in the city. Addressing media after a federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the federal minister said it was the responsibility and  top priority of the government to solve the problems of Karachi. He said the government aimed to develop Karachi and…

‘FATA reforms to be implemented in consultation with elders, youth’

ISLAMABAD: Governor Khyber Pakthunkhwa Shah Farman has said that government would implement Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms agenda in consultation with youth and elders. Talking to media outside Parliament House, he said that government was trying its best to complete the process of merger of the tribal region with KP without any delay. He said that government would take steps for bringing improvement in the education and health sectors, besides provision of clean drinking water to the people of the…

Fata reforms bill: Opposition stages walkout from NA for fourth day

ISLAMABAD: The opposition on Friday staged a walkout from the National Assembly for the fourth consecutive day over the government’s failure to introduce the bill on reforms in Fata in the lower house. The National Assembly, which began its session with Speaker Ayaz Sadiq in the chair on Friday, was adjourned due to lack of quorum till Monday evening after the members belonging to the opposition parties staged walkout from the house to record their protest against the government for not tabling Fata reform bill. The…

Imran slams govt’s ‘non serious’ approach to Fata reforms

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan says the government’s non-serious approach towards the Fata reforms is an insult to the people of the troubled tribal regions. In a statement on his Twitter account, Imran Khan said the government’s non-serious approach to the Fata reforms is an insult to the people of the tribal areas, who have sacrificed so much but have not been given their full democratic rights. He said delay in implementing the complete reforms package is causing unrest in Fata and will…

Minister rebuts news regarding PM’s directions to delay Fata Reforms

ISLAMABAD: Minister States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Thursday rebutted the news run on different TV channels and print media regarding directions of the prime minister for delaying Fata Reforms. The minister said no instructions, whatsoever, were received by him from the PM to delay the Fata Reform process. He said that when the Fata Rewaj Act was brought under discussion on May 16, most of the Standing Committee Members demanded more time to consider the Act. Read More: Rewaj Bill 2017 to…

PPP continues opposition over revival of military courts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party on Saturday refused to budge and continued its opposition of the revival of the military courts. Addressing media after hosting multi-party conference here, chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the decision on the contentious issue will be made after consultation with legal experts. Bilawal said that conference was attended by over thirteen political parties. He said that some political parties had expressed reservations over the revival of military courts and on the FATA reforms.…

Fata parliamentarians laud merger of tribal areas with KP

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have lauded the Fata Reforms describing the initiative as a new milestone in the history of the country. The reforms include merger of Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. While the federal government could no longer intervene in matters pertaining to Fata after implementation of the reforms. Parliamentary Leader of Fata MNA Shah Jee Gul Afridi said that the government's initiative is a practical step for provision of equal rights to the people of…

Cabinet approves recommendations for Fata reforms

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet on Thursday approved in principle recommendations of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata) Reforms Committee. Under the recommendation, the Fata will now be the merged with Khyber Pakhtonkhwa. While the federal government could no longer intervene in matters pertaining to Fata after implementation of the reforms. The meeting of the cabinet was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair. Addressing the media, Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign…