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Pakistan army fully supports mainstreaming of FATA: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan army fully supports mainstreaming of FATA and shall pursue it in line with aspirations of the tribal brothers. The army chief interacted with and had detailed discussions with delegations of FATA tribal elders and youth jirga at the headquarters of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Delegations acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan army's sacrifices, efforts and contributions for peace and stability and socio-economic…

Tribal jirgah departs for NWA after meeting Governor, Corps Commander

PESHAWAR: The grand jirgah of tribesmen has departed for North Waziristan Agency (NWA), after visiting Peshawar. Tribal elders have kicked off efforts for restoring peace in the region, within the given time limit of 15 days by the Government - ARY News reports. The grand jirgah comprising of 60 elderly tribesmen, departed from here on Saturday. The jirgah held meetings with the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Sardar Mehtab Abbasi and the Corps Commander Peshawar, Lieutenant General Khalid Rabbani. Jirgah leader, Haji…