PTI, ANP jointly holds rally against delay in implementation of FATA reforms

PESHAWAR: Two rival parties of Khyber Pakhtunkhaw Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Awami National Party hold a jointly rally against the federal government for delaying the implementation of FATA reforms and its merger with KPK.

The protestors, including political activists from FATA, left from Peshawar toll plaza.

“The participants of the rally will stage a sit-in at Islamabad Press Club, and if the government did not take notice on our first sit-in, then the next sit-in will be held at D Chowk,” informed senior ANP leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain.

Hussain said that the joint-rally demands federal government to immediately abolish FCR laws, he said that if their demands are not accepted, the sit-in can be prolonged.

KPK Speaker Asad Qaisar, former federal minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, former provincial minister Aqil Shah, Haroon Bilour and Alhaj Shahji Gul are participants in the rally.

Earlier, before the arrival of PTI leaders and activists, the ANP workers shouted slogans against Imran Khan and the provincial government.