He was addressing session of National Assembly (NA) here in Islamabad today.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – While expressing his desire to implement Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms in tenure of the incumbent government, Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday stated that FATA had been brought under jurisdiction of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC).

He was addressing session of National Assembly (NA) here in Islamabad today.

Praising efforts of law enforcement agencies, PM stated that military personnel had tendered unrivalled sacrifices to restore peace in the troubled border region. Abbasi stated that he had visited FATA on Monday to find out only that peace situation had improved drastically.

“LG polls in FATA will be conducted before October-2018 whereas all parliamentary leaders will be taken into confidence in this regard. Parliament will play its role as per desires of masses of FATA”, vowed Abbasi.

PM stated that government wanted FATA to progress like all other provinces. He said, “We will give Rs1000 bn to FATA in a decade”.

PM said that opposition leader in lower house of parliament had some concerns over absence of lawmakers.