Fata integration only option to resolve issues of tribal areas: Imran Khan

Friday 06 October 2017 2 weeks ago 22   Peshawar   Print

Report  Web Desk : PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan on Friday demanded of the federal government to immediate implement Fata reforms and said that the government has no other option than to integrate Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. While addressing a news conference in Peshawar, Imran Khan said that the conditions in tribal areas especially North and South Waziristan are really bad. “It important that people from those areas also get representation in the provincial assembly,” Imran Khan added. Imran Khan remarked that if Fata reforms were not implemented that it would affect people in tribal areas the most. He stressed that the process should start by 2018. He also alleged that Mehmood Khan Achakzai is speaking about the benefitting Afghanistan. “Achakzai has nothing to do with FATA”, he claimed. Imran Khan alleged that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is using Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to create a rift between country institutions. “Nawaz is not fighting for any rights rather he is trying to hide his corruption”, alleged Imran while addressing a press conference on Friday. If money laundering allegations are proven against Nawaz then all of his assets abroad would be frozen, he claimed. He added, “An attack on Supreme Court is an attack on democracy.” During the occasion, former district general secretary JUI-F Mufti Sajjad also announced to join PTI. “It is necessary to eliminate the menace of corruption for a strong and prosperous nation,” said Mufti Sajjad. 02