MIRAMSHAH: A delegation of eminent Ulema (religious scholars) from different schools of thought visited North Waziristan tribal district on Thursday and appreciated the role of the security forces in the war against terrorism.
The delegation included Mufti Abdul Raheem, Allama Amin Shaheedi, Allama Arif Hussain Wahidi, Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi, Mufti Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Raghib Hussain Naeemi, Pir Muhammad Aminul Hasanat, Allama Iftikhar Hussain Naqvi, Maulana Zahid Mehmood Qasmi, Dr Qibla Ayaz, Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil and Muhammad Yaseen Zafar. Local Ulema, including Maulana Abu Rizwan Mohammad Alam, Maulana Qari Mohammad Roman and Maulana Sabirullah, also joined the visiting delegation.
General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Major General Mumtaz Hussain briefed the Ulema delegation about the overall security situation in the area and steps being taken for development of the area. The Ulema appreciated the efforts of the security forces for peace and security in the region.
The Ulema delegation also met Deputy Commissioner Abdul Nasir who briefed it about the return process of the temporarily displaced persons and law and order. The religious scholars also met local elders and exchanged views on different matters.
Later, the delegation drove through Miranshah city and Mir Ali, witnessed Sarbankai Model Village, Miranshah bus stand, reconstructed market, DHQ Hospital, Army Public School, Stadium Complex and Pak Sweet Homes Orphanage.