President Mamnoon Hussain signed the 31st Constitutional Amendment at a ceremony in Islamabad today. As a consequence tribal areas have become part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, reported by Radio Pakistan.

The president has congratulated people of the tribal region on becoming part of the province.

Mamnoon expressed the confidence that merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would lead to stability in the region.

The signing ceremony was also attended by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Barrister Zafarullah and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua.