PESHAWAR - The Indus River System Authority has refused to give membership to Fata in authority. It adopted a stance there has already been federal representation in the IRSA and Centre is also looking the mattes of Fata, so it can't be given membership.  

According to the sources of Fata secretariat, several recommendations were sent to the authority concerned for giving membership to Fata in the IRSA.

Presently, the IRSA has the representatives of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and Centre. However, Fata was not included in it.

Sources further said that Ministry of Water and Power has informed through a letter in this connection.