KP assembly members to stage sit-in to express solidarity with Kashmiris

PESHAWAR: Sardar Hussain Babak, the parliamentary leader of Awami National Party (ANP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly has submitted a resolution asking the government to provide free treatment to those injured during militancy and military operations in the tribal districts.

Babak submitted the resolution in their KP Assembly saying that years of militancy and operations against militancy has injured and maimed hundreds of people in tribal areas as well as in the settled area of the province who need government support.

In his resolution, the minister asked the governor to that all those victims of military operations and terrorism should be provided free of cost healthcare facilities. Sardar Babak, in his resolution also asked for direction to the National Database and Computer Registration Authority (NADRA) to provide disabled cards to all those who disabled in the longs wars against militancy so that they can be facilitated and get proper healthcare anywhere in the country.

The ANP leader also demanded the creation of job opportunities for the victims of militancy and operations to enable them to support their families. He said that more than 1400 people, including 450, had been disabled during the militancy and operations and provision of basic necessities to them was the responsibility of the state.

Efforts to develop South Waziristan

WANA: Inspector General Frontier Corps (South) Major Gen Azhar Iqbal Abbasi has said that efforts are underway to bring South Waziristan back on the track to development and prosperity in the whole region.

He was speaking at a jirga at the 55 Brigade Headquarters in Kaniguram. The high military official added that peace has been restored due to sacrifices rendered by the tribesmen and security forces. And now its time to focus on providing the basic needs of life to the tribal people.

Commander 55 Brigade Brig Wajid Sibghatullah, Ladha Assistant Commissioner Furqan Ashraf, elders including Malik Noor Khan, Malik Iqbal Shabikhel, Malik Irfanuddin Burki and others attended the jirga.