Govt Should Focus On FATA's Problems On Priority: Parliamentarians

Govt should focus on FATA's problems on priority: Parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD, Jan 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : The Parliamentarians of Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) said that government should resolve pending problems of FATA on priority basis.

Talking to APP here on Friday, they said that it was the responsibility of the Federal Government to give preference to public opinions and their culture while going for reforms on FATA. Senator Muhammad Saleh Shah was of the view that so far South Waziristan was facing many problems while various developmental projects were still pending and no work has been started on them.

To a question he said that the committee on FATA reforms has been finalized its report and would be expected to take up in the next meeting of Federal Cabinet. He appreciating the government said that almost all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been resettled their home town and government is providing all the necessary possible facilities.

"I hoped that FATA reforms would bring the fruitful results for the people of the FATA and it will change the fate the region" Saleh Shah said. Saleh Shah said that so far many problems still waiting for the attention of Federal Government and Khyber Pukhtunkhaw government.

Replying to a question,he said that now the peaceful environment in the FATA and people were living with their routine life and activities. Senator Sajjad Hussain Turi told APP, that government should hold the local body election in FATA as has hold in the other parts of the country.

To a question he demanded of the government for giving more powers to the political representatives of FATA, He said that FATA reforms would bring the positive changes in FATA and this region would develop, because without reforms the development in this areas could not be acieved.