Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the extension of the jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to FATA after 70 year is an epoch-making step, state media reported on Sunday.  

In a statement, she said the passage of the Bill is a democratic gift to the people of the FATA by the parliament.

The Minister of State said the inclusion of the people of FATA in the constitutional and political system of the country will guarantee their fundamental rights.