ANP demands greater autonomy for KP.


PESHAWAR -- Awami National Party has demanded greater autonomy for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in its affairs under the 18th Amendment and asked federal government to hand over administration to civil departments in tribal districts.

Addressing a press conference after holding a provincial cabinet meeting of the party, ANP provincial president Aimal Wali Khan demanded of the government to hand over administrative authority to civil officers in tribal districts of the province and strengthen the civil administration.

He also demanded of the government to give more power to the elected representatives in development of the tribal districts. He asked federal government to provide Rs100 billion as announced earlier to tribal districts.

According to a press release, the ANP provincial president said that 18th Amendment gave the provinces rights on their resources and power to make decisions on many matter.

Aimal Wali asks govt to strengthen civil administration in tribal districts

He said that if any move was made amend or abolish the 18th Amendment, ANP would launch protest that would be started from Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh. ANP would not be a silent spectator and would not let anyone to make changes about to 18th Amendment, he added.

Aimal Wali said that they would not accept a uniform curriculum or syllabus as provinces were empowered to prepare their...

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