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NA passes motion to constitute Committee for development of erstwhile FATA
February 02, 2021

The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a motion to constitute a Special Committee of the House for the development of erstwhile FATA.

Tabling the motion, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government is committed for the welfare and social uplift of the people of merged districts.

He said Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are committed to fulfill their pledge of giving three percent share in the National Finance Commission Award to the tribal districts.

The House also passed a motion for constituting a committee for the election of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division and Economic Affairs.

Both the motions were passed with a majority vote, authorizing Speaker National Assembly to appoint members of the committees and to make changes in their composition as and when required.

The House will now meet again tomorrow at 2 p.m.