Published On: Thu, Jan 2nd, 2014
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Nisar for resolving peace through dialogue with Taliban

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed government’s resolve to establish peace in the affected areas through the process of dialogue with Taliban, expressing that government was pursuing the path of dialogue sincerely

Talking to JUI (F) head Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman called on the federal interior minister, Nisar said that it was also incumbent upon the other side also to react positively.

During the talks overall political and security situation of the country with particular
reference to the efforts being carried out for establishing peace in FATA region came under discussion during the meeting.

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said there should be no doubt in anybody’s mind about the government’s resolve not only to protect every inch of its territory but also the life and property of every citizen; citing enough blood , that had already been spilled and suffering caused to the patriotic people of FATA.

He said some of Taliban factions opposing the peace process must grow out of their mindsets and respond in a similar manner to the positive gestures of both the government and the entire political leadership of Pakistan.

Maulana Fazl ur Rehman expressed his confidence in efforts of the government for establishing lasting peace in the affected areas and felt that this was the right time to seize the initiative.

He said that the people of FATA genuinely want peace as they have endured over decade-long sufferings. He hoped that the will of the people of FATA and Pakistan will prevail and assured that his party will assist the government in bringing peace in tribal areas.
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