NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- FATA MERGENCE INTO KPK
GUESTS- AMEER MUQAM, SHAH JEE GUL AFRIDI, SHIBLI FARAZ, PALWASHA KHAN
AMEER MUQAM OF PML-N said that one importance of mergence of FATA is for the people of FATA and another for Pakistan. He said that soon the constitutional amendments to merge FATA into KPK will be introduced. He said that in 2018 elections FATA members will be the part of the KPK assembly. He said that governor KPK and the members from FATA will constitute the laws together.
SHAH JEE GUL AFRIDI MEMBER FROM FATA said that no country has two kind of laws Pakistan has two laws one for FATA and other for the rest of the country. He said that the population of FATA is between fifteen to two hundred million people. He said that it has been decided that the federal government will support the developments in FATA for next ten years. He said that FATA will get ten percent of the NFC award that will be about one hundred ten billion rupees as compare to twenty billion rupees right now.
He said that people go to Afghanistan from FATA and India pick them from there and give them training of terrorism.
SHIBLI FARAZ OF PTI said that then biggest challenge of FATA is the IPD’s rehabilitation. He said that only JUI-F is opposing the emergence of FATA into KPK because it is going to be damaging for its political ambitions. He said that gradually Rawaj Act and other local laws will be replaced by new legislations in FATA. He said that if the decision of mergence is not implemented right away it will create confusion.
PALWASHA KHAN OF PPPP said that PPPP welcomes the emergence of FATA into KPK but some points are need to be clarified. She said that Benazir Bhutto initiated the idea of mergence of FATA into KPK and did lot of work on it. She said that the decision to emerge FATA into KPK has come so late it has been one hundred years already. She said that drone attack on FATA on this day is a message and the timing of the attack is considerable. She questioned that had Lahore been attacked by drone the reaction of Nawaz Sharif was going to be the same as it is right now? She said that the government should have taken the decision of emergence of FATA into KPK right after it came into the power.