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The govt and state institutions should deliver to get rid of terrorism: Sherpao

19 January, 2015

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PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao said on Sunday18.January,2015 “Now there is no room for error. The government and all the state institutions will have to deliver to get rid the country of terrorism,” he said while addressing the party’s federal council meeting after being re-elected as chairman of the party.

He futher added that the National Action Plan would have to be implemented in letter and spirit for national integrity and peace in the region.

Members of the QWP’s federal council from all over the country attended the meeting. MPA Anisa Zeb Tahirkheli was elected as Secretary General, Abdul Malik Khan Tordher as Senior Vice Chairman, Shujaul Mulk Khan as Vice Chairman from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Nasir Gujjar as Vice Chairman from Punjab and Sardar Hidayatullah was elected unopposed as Vice Chairman from Balochistan. The QWP chairman will make the rest of the appointments at his discretion.

Addressing the meeting, Sherpao thanked the members of the federal council for reposing confidence in him and said he would not let them down. He said the Peshawar school massacre united the entire nation and made the government accord importance to fighting the issue of terrorism. He said the implementation of the National Action Plan would help restore peace and put the country on the path to progress and development.

The QWP head said the Pakhtuns had always rendered sacrifices for the country. He said thousands of Pakhtuns had laid down their lives in the war against terror, but their sacrifices have not been acknowledged properly. “The Pakhtuns have been exposed to untold miseries. Nobody bothers to mitigate their sufferings and remove the sense of deprivation among them,” he lamented.

Sherpao deplored that over two millions Pakhtuns had been displaced and they were living under squalid conditions at the camps.

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