Nawaz gives peace process 'another chance'
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, in his address to the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday, announced that the peace process with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) will be given another chance, ARY News reports.
Nawaz Sharif said that a four member committee will be formed for the peace talks comprising of Irfan Siddiqui, Major (Retd.) Mohammad Aamir, Rahimullah Yousufzai and Rustam Shah Mohamand.
"Terrorism will not be tolerated", said Sharif in his much anticipated address to the parliament. He announced that the terrorists have to renounce terrorism for the peace process to go ahead.
He added that Islam has no relation to terrorism. He vowed that the Government of Pakistan will achieve peace at any cost.
Speaking on terrorism, he said that the country and its institutions are under attack from terrorists. He claimed that terrorism is a gift from dictatorship which is being suffered since 14 years.
The Prime Minister stated that he had come to the parliament to get the House on a single platform. He further added that it was the task of the federal government to bring the nation out of fear.