Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has called for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).
In a tweet on Tuesday, Yousafzai said that the people of Fata had kept been deprived of their human and constitutional rights for decades.
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She added that the tribal areas should be merged with K-P immediately. She also demanded that the government should pass the Fata reforms bill.
The people of FATA, in the north-west of Pakistan, have been deprived of their human and constitutional rights for decades.— Malala (@Malala) December 26, 2017
I stand with @FataYouthJirga and demand the government to pass FATA reforms ASAP and merge FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. pic.twitter.com/bqOSwyhyPV
The Fata Youth Jirga thanked Yousafzai for her taking a "precise and clear" stand on the issue.