CHITRAL NEWS

      Published daily from Chitral Pakistan

 

 

 

 

 Homepage    Editorials     Messages    Obituaries     Weather     Flight Info      My Idea     NewsPapers     Advertise    Contact us

 

MNA demands continuation of special status for Chitral


Chitral  -- MNA Shahzada Mohiuddin has demanded of the federal Govt to reject the proposal from KP govt to terminate the special status under PATA given to Chitral. In a press statement in Islamabad he said that he has raised the point in the National Assembly meeting. He lamented that the three former princely states of the frontier joined Pakistan under an agreement with the Quaid Azam to maintain their special status, but in 1969 Yahya Khan violated the agreement and merged the states into the settled districts.Some provisions of concessions still remained under the PATA regulations but now the KP govt wants to do away with PATA regulations which will deprive Chitral of some privileges which it enjoys under the aforementioned regulation. He therefore urged the KP govt and Federal govt to not penalise Chitral with any new adverse regulations.--(CN report, 08 Oct 10)

 

(If you wish to comment on the above write up, you can write to us at chitralnews@yahoo.com. Please read the Rules  before sending comments)

 

-------------------------------------------