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KP CM directs ministers to inquire about issues facing tribal people

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Friday said he directed the ministers to visit the tribal districts to inquire about the problems faced by the people of Fata. “The merger of Fata with KP is a historical decision and this government is committed to transform the tribal districts into the most developed areas of the province,” Mehmood Khan said while addressing a jirga of the tribal elders, political and religious leaders during his visit to Bajaur tribal district in Khar. The chief minister…

Tribal elders from Fata visit China

ISLAMABAD: A delegation comprising tribal elders from different areas of erstwhile the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have arrived in China on a week-long visit. The delegation arrived in China on the invitation of the Chinese government on Monday and will remain there till October 28. It comprises of representatives of Bajaur Agency, Khyber Agency, Kurram Agency, Mohmand Agency, Orakzai Agency, North Waziristan and South Waziristan. Apart from Beijing, the delegation shall also visit Xian and Shanghai,…

Terrorists from world settled in Pakistani tribal areas: Altaf

KARACHI: Terrorists from across the world have been settled in tribal areas of Pakistan and inciting violence here, says MQM chief Altaf Hussain. Addressing the gathering to mark party’s 36th Youm-e-Tasees (Foundation Day), Hussain said terrorists were now moving towards urban areas and targeting people as well as key government installations to spread terror. The MQM chief said opponent forces were hell-bent to suppress party’s voice, however MQM will not bow down before such forces and continue its mission of peace, he…