KP Assembly passes FATA merger bill with two-thirds majority

Opposition create ruckus during KP Assembly session

PESHAWAR: After National Assembly and the Senate, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly with two-thirds majority also passed the KP-FATA merger bill on Sunday.
The session held to vote for the bill was presided over by KP assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, where Chief Minister KP Pervaiz Khattak was also present.
The vote count showed that 87 provincial lawmakers voted in favour of the bill while seven in opposition.
Members of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) in the provincial assembly opposed the bill.


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