PESHAWAR, 15 October: The Awami National Party (ANP) president Asfandyar Wali Khan said on Wednesday that his party will defend the rights of Pakhtuns on the issues of construction of Kalabagh Dam and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Addressing the executive council meeting of the ANP at Bacha Khan Markaz in Peshawar, Asfandyar said his party will go to any extent on the issue of Kalabagh Dam. He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is giving all the benefits of the CPEC project to Punjab which is injustice with Pakhtuns.

The ANP provincial president Amir Haider Hoti said after the meeting that some elements were again raising the dead issue of Kalabagh Dam which may damage the federation. He said the ANP will never allow construction of Kalabagh dam come what may.


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