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Local Taliban-NWFP Govt signs 15-point-peace accord PDF Print E-mail

PESHAWAR, May 21 (APP): Provincial Senior Minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour said on Wednesday that the NWFP Government and local Taliban have signed historic fifteen point peace agreement wherein the Taliban agreed to eliminate training camps of the militants besides halting attacks against security forces and the government installations in Swat District.

He was briefing newsmen after conclusion of the third and final round of talks held here with representatives of Tehrik- e- Taliban led by their spokesmen Ali Bakht and Haji Muslim Khan. Senior Minister Rahimd Dad Khan was also present on the occasion.

Senior minister Bashir Bilour Chairman of the cabinet committee on peace talks with Taliban said that both the parties agreed to make practical efforts for the establishment of durable peace in the Swat district and hence inked a fifteen points peace truce to this effect.

The local Taliban have agreed to cooperate with the state machinery in the maintenance of peace and harmony in the region besides binding them to cooperate with the government in the maintenance of peace.

The senior minister while dilating upon others points of the accord told the media-men that measures would be taken for swapping the prisoners and there would be total ban on display of arms and ammunition. Similarly the Taliben will cooperate with the government health teams in campaigns against fatal diseases like polio etc.

Bashir Ahmed Bilour said, Imam Dheri Madrassa, the stronghold of Taliban from where the present uprising had started by the rebellious cleric Maulana Fazlullah, would be converted into an Islamic University. The accord bound Taliban against raising private militia in their respective areas, Mr.Bilour added.

Meanwhile spokesman of Taliban Ali Bakht who represented his side in the talks expressed satisfaction over the accord with the agreement and hoped it would be implemented in letter and spirit. He assured that Taliban would make sincere endeavor to implement the accord in toto.

Minister for Forests Wajid Ali Khan, MPA Shamsher Ali Khan, and some provincial leaders of ANP and government officials represented the Government side during the talks.

Spokesman of Taliban Haji Muslim Khan, Mehmud Khan, Ali Bakht, Maulana Shamsher Ali, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor, Maulana Muhammad Ameen, and Muhammad Nisar led their side during the talks.

According to the peace truce, the Taliban would hand over lethal and heavy weaponry to the government, will not attack CDs, Barbar and music shops, would neither resort to suicide blasts and instead will condemn it and will allow the working women to perform their duties at the work place without any fear.

Moreover Taliban would accept writ of the government and only licensed FM radio stations would be allowed to operate in the area. The government would implement ‘Shari’ Islamic laws in Swat and Malakand division. Similarly the government has agreed to the gradual withdrawal of security forces from the district.

It has been learnt that the government and the Taliban have agreed to form a joint committee to oversee implementation on various points of the accord with the passage of each day.

 

 

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