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PM Holds News Conference In Islamabad

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said, the FATA reforms bill has been passed by the National Assembly after taking into account all aspects of the issue.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, the Prime Minister thanked all political parties for supporting government on amendment in article 246 for FATA reforms bill.

He said, the passage of bill will expedite the process for merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Prime Minister pointed out that under recently held census FATA will have only six National Assembly seats however, the region will retain existing 12 seats till forthcoming elections.