Pakistan passes constitutional amendment to merge tribal areas along Afghan border with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

25 May
Hundreds of people from Pakistan’s tribal areas rallying in Islamabad last year (photo credit: Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)
Hundreds of people from Pakistan’s tribal areas rallying in Islamabad last year (photo credit: Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)
In a historic move, Pakistan's National Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a key constitutional amendment to merge the restive tribal region along the Afghan border with the northwestern province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, bringing an end to a 150-year-old British-era arrangement.
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