Zubair congratulates FATA people on passage of reforms bill

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair congratulated the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on the passage of the new FATA reforms bill from the National Assembly.

In a statement here on Saturday, he said that with the extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to FATA, it would be easier for the people of FATA to avail their constitutional rights.

The governor added that with the passage of this bill, the longstanding demand of the people of FATA for the inclusion in the national mainstream would be fulfilled.

He further pointed out that the repeal of decades-old Frontier Crime Regulations, it is actually a historical step towards the political and social enfranchisement of the people of FATA.

Zubair also congratulated the members of the National Assembly on the passage of the FATA reforms bill.

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