Federal govt ensures return of 2,91,082 TDPs families till date


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The federal government has ensured return of 2,91,082 families of Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs) till date while process of remaining 44,960 families is expected to be completed by end of April 2017.

Sources at the States and Frontier Regions said on Saturday that the government is trying at all possible fronts to return entire 3,36,042 displaced TDP families to their areas of origin.

While highlighting Reforms in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) formulated under the National Action Plan (NAP), Sources at States and Frontier Regions said that a high powered FATA Reforms Committee has been constituted by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for its mainstreaming.

Sources said that the Committee undertook extensive consultations with all stakeholders, already submitted its report to the prime minister and was also placed before both Houses of the Parliament. The report has proposed merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the best available option for mainstreaming FATA.

Sources said that the report has also proposed initiation of a number of actions in the judicial, administrative, political and development sectors leading up to FATA’s integration with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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