| GEO Pakistan|
| CRC agrees to rename NWFP as Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa|
| Updated at: 1714 PST, Wednesday, March 31, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: The parliament constitutional reforms committee has finally reached a consensus to rename NWFP as Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa, Geo reported Wednesday.
A final announcement in this regard is expected to be made at 8:00pm tonight, sources said.
According to reports, the reforms committee has accepted the PML-N demands about renaming of NWFP and reconstitution of judicial commission.
The decision has ended the deadlock found between the PML-N and the ANP on the renaming of NWFP.
The committee met today with Senator Raza Rabbani in the chair. Ishaq Dar and Sardar Mehtab Abbasi of PML-N, ANPís Haji Adeel and Aftab Sherpao of PPP-S attended the meeting.
The committee, after a hectic discussion, finally agreed to rename NWFP as Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa.
The meeting was put off till 8pm, in which final announcement will be made. The CRC Chairman will make a formal announcement about the latest development.
Speaking to Geo ANP spokesman Zahid Khan confirmed that Rabbani would announce the good news to nation.