ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said the FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) reforms seek to improve the conditions of the tribal areas and its people.
The premier was chairing a national committee session on the implementation of FATA reforms.
Abbasi also said that the prolonged war in the region has had a negative impact on the area residents.
It was decided during the meeting to appoint a chief operating officer for FATA. The COO will be appointed on a temporary basis, informed the committee.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, also in attendance, said that the government has achieved huge success in establishing its writ in FATA and added the Army will play its part in ensuring peace and a stable border security system in the region.