close
Advertisement
Can't connect right now! retry

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!
November 17, 2017
Advertisement

Peace bodies warned against issuing notices without consulting admin

Peshawar

November 17, 2017

Share

BARA: A senior official of the Khyber Agency political administration on Thursday warned the peace committee members belonging to Bara tehsil against sending notices to the local people without consulting the officials.
Talking to reporters, Political Agent Khyber Agency Khalid Mehmood said the tribespeople had lodged the complaint against the local peace committee members.
He said the political administration had some reservations over the activities of the peace committee members as many people had lodged complaints against them. “The peace committees send illegal notices to the people without consulting the administration, causing problems for the people,” he said.
He added that the delinquent peace body members would be removed from the committee, besides imposition of Rs50,000 fine.
The political administration, Khalid Mehmod said, had already dissolved the Sipah Peace Committee due to its illegal activities.
He said that the journalists belonging to Bara had suffered a lot due to militancy and assured to extend help in rebuilding the Bara Press Club. “The journalists should bury the hatchets and work for the rehabilitation of the affected areas,” he said, adding it is responsibility of the mediapersons to highlight the issues of the area.
He said the journalists should focus on the situation in the area and highlight the issues of the people. The PA said the tribal people had rendered matchless sacrifices against the militants and suffered losses in business and infrastructure.

Advertisement

Comments

Advertisement

Topstory minus plus

Opinion minus plus

Newspost minus plus

Editorial minus plus

National minus plus

World minus plus

Sports minus plus

Business minus plus

Karachi minus plus

Lahore minus plus

Islamabad minus plus

Peshawar minus plus