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KPK Assembly passed resolution to take war against terrorism to its logical end

03 January, 2015

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Friday passed a unanimous resolution urging the government to take the war against terrorism to its logical end and give a peaceful, prosperous Pakistan to the coming generations.

The joint resolution carrying the signatures of the opposition leader, Maulana Lutfur Rehman, Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao, Inayatullah Khan, Sardar Aurangzeb Khan Nalotah, Shahram Khan Tarakai, Saleem Khan, Sardar Hussain Babak and Provincial Law Minister Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi was read out in the House by Saleem Khan of PPP and Provincial Minister Inayatullah Khan, and adopted unanimously.

Through joint resolution of opposition and treasury benches, the provincial legislature strongly condemned the barbaric attack on Army Public School on December 16, 2014 and expressed solidarity and heartiest sympathies with the affected families, prayed for the eternal peace of the martyrs and expressed the resolve that the sacrifices of the martyrs would not be let to go in waste.

The provincial assembly also appreciated the presentation of unanimous recommendations and national solidarity exhibited by the national leadership both in Peshawar and Islamabad and demanded framing of effective national security policy for restoration of law and order in the country. The provincial assembly of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through the unanimous resolution also called for taking effective steps for the hounrable repatriation of Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

The assembly also paid tributes to the martyred jawans and officers of Pakistan army and other security forces in war against terrorism. Furthermore, the house also demanded of the federal government for conferring highest civil award on the brave Principal of Army Public School, Tahira Qazi in recognition of her bravery naming different educational institutions after the names of other martyrs and granting the status of university to Army Public School and College. The house also demanded the construction of a monument in memory of the martyrs of the Peshawar tragedy.

The chair put the joint resolution to vote and the house adopted it unanimously. Earlier, in their speeches, leader of opposition Maulana Lutfur Rehman, Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao, Inayatullah Khan, Sardar Aurangzeb Khan Nalotah, Shahram Khan Tarakai, Syed Jaffar Shah, Saleem Khan and Anisa Zeb Tahirkheli strongly condemned the Peshawar tragedy.

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