Islamabad (October 05, 2017): Member of Parliament from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have staged a sit-in outside Parliament House demanding merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
As per details, members of the parliaments from FATA are participating in the demo, which is underway in front of the Parliament House.
They MPas are demanding FATA’s merger with KP as per the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.They demanded that the jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court be extended to FATA.The lawmakers also demand immediate abolition of colonial era’s Frontier Crime Regulations (FCR) immediately.
The protesting lawmakers flayed the government for delay in FATA Reforms. They said that the FATA reforms should be passed from the Parliament.