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PM Imran to visit North Waziristan tomorrow

MIRANSHAH: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to announce a mega uplift package for Miranshah during his visit to North Waziristan town on Monday.

According to sources, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, will also accompany PM Khan during his visit.

The Prime Minister will also meet jirga comprising elders of North Waziristan and South Waziristan.

Sources informed that PM Khan was likely to announce a big package for Miranshah that may include construction of universities, hospitals, and sports complex.

The districts, formerly agencies in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), were made after former president Mamnoon Hussain ratified the 25th Constitutional Amendment Bill into law earlier this year.

According to the constitution amendment, FATA will be granted sixteen general seats, four seats for women and one seat for non-Muslims in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. The elections shall be held within one year after the general elections.

The amendment reduces the number of seats in the National Assembly from 342 to 336. The members of the National Assembly from FATA to be elected in 2018 election shall continue till the dissolution of the Lower House.

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