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Parliament demonstrated national consensus on FATA-KP merger: PM
May 25, 2018

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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that parliament demonstrated national consensus on an important issue of passing the 31st constitutional amendment to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.   

In an interview with a private channel, he said consultations were also held with FATA Parliamentarian and 9 of 11 parliamentarians supported the bill.

He said consensus will be evolved for the position of caretaker prime minister in the next meeting with opposition leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Shah.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said PML-N government is going to complete its constitutional tenure despite various challenges it faced over the last five years.

He said the masses would give their verdict on the government’s performance through the general election 2018.

To a question about the water issue, he said it was the PML-N government which worked seriously on the issue and country’s first water policy was formulated.