The Federal Cabinet has approved in principle recommendations of the FATA Reforms Committee.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed the need for focusing on development of under-developed areas for improving the living standards of the people.
The Prime Minister said due shares will be given from the national resources to Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and FATA people.
He said it is obligatory for the Federal and provincial governments to also work for the welfare of the people of these regions.
Nawaz Sharif said the spirit of Pakistaniat should be promoted for the national cohesion. He said we should work for the development of every part of the country without any discrimination.
The Prime Minister said equal opportunities should be provided to every one for development.
He said tribal people are patriotic and they love Pakistan. He said time has come that the tribal people will be brought into mainstream to end their sense deprivation.