FATA - KP merger: JI gives final deadline to government

FATA - KP merger: JI gives final deadline to government
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ISLAMABAD – Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has warned the government on Tuesday of a sit-in protest in the federal capital if Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region is not merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) until December 31.

The JI chief has directed workers of the political party to prepare for the sit-in.

He said that traders’ body of Rawalpindi has announced to host the protesters at their protest site in Islamabad. Haq vowed to bring ‘entire Pakistan to Islamabad’ if the government fails to act upon the demands within the ultimatum.

Warning of the political party has come in on the day when opposition benches demonstrated a walk out in National Assembly (NA) for no progress on FATA-KP merger front.

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