PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will body terms of reference for negotiations with the Pakhtun Tahafuz motion (PTM) to address its grievances amid reservations by using a key leader of the movement.

Addressing a information convention right here on Wednesday, spokesman for the provincial authorities Ajmal Khan Wazir stated the Advisory Committee for Redressal and improvement for the merged tribal districts might begin talks with the PTM leaders.

The committee along with Senators and MNAs from seven merged districts and six Frontier regions turned into constituted in the course of a assembly held at the Governor’s residence right here on Tuesday.


Governor Shah Farman, chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Commander 11 Corps Lt-Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood and parliamentarians from merged districts attended the meeting.

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sources stated PTM MNAs Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir, who belonged to North and South Waziristan districts, have been no longer invited to that assembly.

They introduced that Ajmal Wazir and MNA from Kurram district Sajid Hussain Turi proposed the preserving of talks with the PTM before the assembly authorized the idea.

Mr Wazir stated the advisory committee have been empowered to keep talks with the PTM leaders to deal with their real needs.

He stated the committee might record to the chief minister, at the same time as phrases of reference for dialogue might be framed very soon.

The spokesman said all stakeholders had been on board over talks with the PTM and that the government desired to resolve the organization’s grievances through dialogue.

MNA Mohsin Dawar did now not categorically reject talks with members of the advisory committee, however referred to as for the formation of a national level committee to solve their grievances rather than enticing them with local parliamentarians.

He informed that the PTM become a non-violent movement and believed in negotiations.

He stated the PTM changed into equipped for talks with the proposed committee and that the troubles should no longer be restricted to tribal districts.

He said the PTM held talks with a committee but they remained inconclusive.

The government’s spokesman stated the advisory committee might hold month-to-month meeting to be chaired by means of chief Minister Mahmood Khan to study the general progress of development activities in merged districts.

He stated the decision regarding the police’s extension to the erstwhile Fata could be decided inside per week.

Mr Wazir stated the invoice concerning the levies and khasadar forces would be prepared very quickly. He stated the proposed rules might be located before the cupboard for approval.

The spokesman stated nearby citizens could be inducted in police and levies.

He said the government had already issued notification for the establishment of decrease courts in tribal districts in mild of the excellent court docket’s orders.

published in , February 14th, 2019