And religious characteristics but the region is a small landlocked tribal belt in the heart of south asia and is sandwiched between northwest to southwest of khyber pakhtunkhwa province of pakistan and located around shred area of oxus and jumna which endowed its potential geographical importance and equally has. More recently it has emerged as a harbor of terrorist and criminals menace for the national security of pakistan the area has a geographical, economic and political importance in that it is a possible route for the fiscal progress of the upcoming newly born central asian states fata has been a component of the battlefield. Safehaven in the fata today fata is the one of the most important areas in the global war on terror the history of the region is full of examples where mere military intervention did not bring strategic long-term success understanding of the complex history, geography, politics and economy of the region is key to our. The federally administered tribal areas (fata pashto: قبایلي سیمې، منځنۍ پښتونخوا urdu: وفاقی منتظم شدہ قبائیلی علاقہ جات ) is a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern pakistan, consisting of seven tribal agencies ( districts) and six frontier regions, and are directly governed by pakistan's federal government. Being aware of the geo-strategic importance of the tribal areas, almost all conquerors wanted a conquest of fata but after analyzing the fiercely independent nature of the tribesmen, they entered into lose treaties with the tribesmen which left the affairs of the natives of these areas to themselves in return for not stirring.
See for detail sher muhammad mohmand, fata: a socio-cultural and geo- political history (n,pnd) 4 “tribal areas: appeasing the militants” international crises group asia report no 125, 11 december 2006 5 5 hanif-ur-rahman, “ why fata is a hub of terrorism” the frontier post 7 november 2009. The project primarily focuses on integrating environmental concerns specific to water governance in the planning and implementation of development projects in fata the geographical focus of the project is comprised of frs adjoining certain districts in khyber pakhtunkhwa province namely fr peshawar, fr kohat, fr. Fata : federally administered tribal areas of pakistan: a socio-cultural and geo-political history home afghanistan pathan & tribal affairs fata : federally administered tribal areas of pakistan: a socio-cultural and geo- political history $3000 be the first to review this book author: sher muhammad.
Fata automation photo gallery / product / geo pallet conveyor system geo pallet conveyor system power roll bed-standard 6 images roller pop-up table 2 images roller cross transfer 5 images eccentric lift tables 4 images vertical drop-lift-standard 4 images control panel 5 images no thumbnail. Bajaur agency is the smallest unit of the federally administered tribal areas ( fata) geographically, it holds strategic importance for pakistan and adjoins malakand agency on the southeast, dir district on the northwest, mohmand agency on the southwest and afghanistan on the northwest the total area of bajaur agency. Geo news, capital talk - 9th october 2017 - issue of fata, capital t. Dealing with fata: strategic shortfalls and recommendations by faryal leghari the strategic significance of the federally administered tribal areas ( fata) of pakistan stems from its perceived pivotal role in the stabilization of security in neighboring afghanistan and the war against terrorism the region is believed to be.
Owing to its geo-strategic location, the region became a playground for rival forces vying to extend their sphere of influence as soon as the red army retreated from afghanistan, fata faded into oblivion it bounced right back into the global consciousness after 9/11, once again as a flashpoint with security implications for. It deals with the topography, ethnography, and geo-strategic significance of the tribal belt it briefly touches upon british frontier policy and the genesis and implications of the european imperialism it probes the structure of tribal administration and takes snapshots of the several wars fought by the british in.
It is an international frontier of the first importance from military point of view for the whole empire — simon commission geo-political setting the fata lies in the northwest of north west frontier province (nwfp) of pakistan it is a narrow tract of land 1200 kilometers long and 130 kilometers wide that. Fata is situated on a geo-political tectonic plate it is located between afghanistan and the districts of khyber-pakhtunkhwa, covers an area of about 27,000 sq km and has a population of 35 million, more than 60 per cent of whom live on or below the poverty line of incomes of $1 or less since fata is a.
Islamabad: the federal government has decided to merge fata with khyber pakhtunkhwa for which required legislation would be carried out after approval from the federal cabinet, sources told the news prime minister nawaz sharif will apprise the ministers of the issue of merger of fata with kp in the. It is a sweeping judgment as in many cases geopolitical, historical and even religious factors often play a more significant role than the impact of tribal ethos in defining geographically, fata runs north to south, forming a 1,200-kilometer wedge between afghanistan and the settled areas of the nwfp. The 1400 miles (2500 km) long durand line, which was drawn in 1893 by the british colonial rulers of india, geographically divides the pushtun tribes in the region between afghanistan and the fata of pakistan the fata has remained strategically important since the times of “the great game” for imperial domination that. This dispensation is a continuation of the method of governance adopted by the british during the raj, predicated because of their geo-strategic needs viz a vis russia the people we, the pakistanis, know the area as “federally administered tribal areas” [nwfp] as distinct from the “provincially administered tribal areas”.