Federally Administered Tribal Areas

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Federally Administered Tribal Areas,

Pakistan: see Tribal AreasTribal Areas,
officially the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), former administrative region, 10,510 sq mi (27,220 sq km), NW Pakistan, comprising seven agencies (or tribal areas) and six generally smaller frontier regions located mainly between Afghanistan and Khyber
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Pakistan Judo Federation celebrated the day with FATA Judo Association by hoisting the flag of IJF alongside Pakistan's Flag at historical Bab-e-Khyber (Khyber Gate), and famously names as the Khyber Pass, a monument which stands at the entrance of the Khyber Pass (Peshawar) in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD -- There is a severe shortage of water in major areas of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, including Landi Kotal.
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan spread over an area of 25, 500 square miles.1 The national legislature cannot promulgate laws for this region; instead, the president may either promulgate regulations for the region's governance or may allow certain specific laws to apply.2 The 18th Amendment devolved power to the provinces but the fate of FATA remained unchanged.
Governance of Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan is different in its nature and essence than other parts of the state.
However, meaningful reforms in the legal-administrative structure of Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan have been carried out by the PPP government when President Asif Ali Zardari signed Frontier Crimes (Amendment) Regulation 2011 along with the Extension of Political Parties Order to FATA on August 12, 2011.
Noor Khan is one of hundreds of civilians who claim to have lost innocent relatives or friends in attacks by drones deployed in Waziristan, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
They also exchanged views on current security environment of the region with a focus on situation in Frontier Regions, Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Officials said improvised explosive device (IED) caused the explosion in Hasan Zai bazaar of the Orakzai Agency, one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
It facilitated the military operation by isolating the militant groups there and also turned the public against these groups in Malakand and Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
Islamabad, June 19, 2010 (Frontier Star): Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan on Saturday pledged an additional $11.1 million in humanitarian assistance for Pakistanis affected by the conflict in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. According to US Embassy Spokesman, of the total pledge, $4 million will be directed through the World Health Organization for provision of life-saving health services, including maternal, newborn, and child healthcare; reproductive healthcare and family planning; psychosocial support; rehabilitative services for persons with disabilities; and provision of essential medicines and supplies to the affected population.
ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan on Saturday pledged an additional $11.1 million in humanitarian assistance for Pakistanis affected by the conflict in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. According to US Embassy Spokesman, of the total pledge, $4 million will be directed through the World Health Organization for provision of life-saving health services, including maternal, newborn, and child healthcare; reproductive healthcare and family planning; psychosocial support; rehabilitative services for persons with disabilities; and provision of essential medicines and supplies to the affected population.
Fifty-year-old farmer Gul welcomed the assistance that he received from UNHCR in Jalozai, while adding that he missed his village in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Many organizations provide assistance to us and we are surviving, but there is no comparison between living in a tent and living in a house, said the father of six, who fled fighting near his home in Bajaur agency a year ago.

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