Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jirga to unveil peace plan for Kurram


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

PARACHINAR: Members of a grand Jirga held successful talks with tribal elders of Kurram Agency for the restoration of peace in the area ravaged by years of sectarian violence.

Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, a member of the Jirga, former minister Malik Waris Khan Afridi, said that the people of Kurram Agency would soon hear good news. Waris said successful talks were held with all the stakeholders to put an end to the four years of sectarian strife that left scores of people dead. 

"The residents of Kurram Agency have been waiting for restoration of peace for years," he said, adding, the people would again live like brothers. He said the conflict had added to the miseries of the tribesmen and they could not afford more bloodshed. "The outcome of the Jirga will be made public in a couple of days," he said.



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