The federal government on Thursday constituted a 16-member committee to carry talks with related stakeholders with a view to controlling the deteriorating legislation and order scenario in Miranshah and Mir Ali — areas of North Waziristan tribal district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — within the wake of continuous protests by locals.
Protests are persevering with in elements of North Waziristan District for greater than 25 days by native individuals towards lawlessness and focused killings in several areas.
In accordance with a notification issued by the Ministry of Defence, a duplicate of which is obtainable with Daybreak.com, the committee has been constituted to regulate the escalating scenario following a gathering between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and chief of the opposition within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Meeting, Akram Khan Durrani on Wednesday.
The newly-formed committee will maintain a gathering on the Durrani Home in Bannu at 10am on Friday and the committee members will subsequently go away for Mir Ali to carry talks with protesters who’ve been staging a sit-in within the space.
“The restoration of legislation and order scenario in Mir Ali and Miranshah is the highest precedence of the 16-member jirga,” the notification added.
The committee consists of Akram Khan Durrani, Maulana Ata-ur-Rehman (JUIF), Ameer Muqam (PML-N), Murtaza Javed Abbasi (PML-N), Ajmal Wali Khan (ANP), Najamuddin Khan (PPP), Faisal Karim Kundi (PPP), Sikander Khan Sherpao (QWP), Abdullah Nangyal (NDM), Haider Khan Advocate (PkMAP), Mukhtar Bacha (NP-Bizenjo group), Fayyaz Khan (JUP-Noorani group), Zakir Shah (Jamiat e Ahle Hadees, Sajid Mir group), Maulana Ataul Haq Darwesh (JUP), Senator Mushtaq Ahmed Khan (JI) and Prof. M. Ibrahim Khan (JI).
Deputy Commissioner North Waziristan Shahid Ali Khan had on Aug 3 held a press convention, saying round 63 incidents of focused killings had been reported within the district, with most of them occurring in Mir Ali space.
With extra enter from Sirajuddin