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Govt to play due role for ensuring provision of share to FATA in NFC award: PM
November 10, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will play its due role for ensuring provision of share to FATA in the National Finance Commission award.

He was chairing a meeting regarding the progress on administrative and other matters subsequent to the merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad on Friday.

The Prime Minister said after the merger of FATA the administrative and other matters should be resolved in such a manner that people should not face any difficulties.

The meeting was briefed that a number of departments of FATA Secretariat have been transferred to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. 

These departments include education, Zakat, Ushar, social welfare and population welfare; whereas process of shifting other departments is under way.

For the development of the areas merged with KP, a special committee led by Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been formed to prepare a ten-year plan.