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NA passes 31st Amendment Bill 2017, seeking FATA merger with KP

Islamabad:In a historic move, the National Assembly on Thursday approved the 31st Amendment Bill 2017, paving way for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with the province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).A total of 229 parliamentarians voted for the bill while one opposed it. After months of delays, the ruling …

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PM calls for formation of “Truth and Reconciliation Commission”

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has floated the idea of formation of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission with consensus of all the political parties to unearth major historical events. Speaking with a private TV channel in Islamabad, the prime minister said that the objective of formation of such a …

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