President signs constitutional amendment to merge FATA with KP

31 May, 2018 5:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday signed the 31st Constitutional Amendment to merge the FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

After signing of the bill, tribal areas have become part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Meanwhile, President Mamnoon Hussain has congratulated the people of the tribal region on becoming part of the province.

He said that the tribal people will now have constitutional rights like other people of the country.

President Mamnoon Hussain expressed the confidence that merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would lead to stability in the region.

The signing ceremony was also attended by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Barrister Zafarullah and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua.

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