PESHAWAR: Apex Committee of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reviewed here on Thursday progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan and discussed matters related to return of temporarily dislocated persons (TDPs) and security of Karakoram Highway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, said an official statement.

Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan chaired the meeting. The committee discussed in detail the law and order situation prevailing in the province and Fata and also reviewed the progress and implementation of the previous decisions and the implementation of the NAP. Second phase of the return process of displaced persons to their homes also came under discussion.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, Corps Commander Peshawar Lt-Gen Hidayatur Rehman, Chief Secretary Amjad Ali Khan, IGP Nasir Khan Durrani, Acting IGFC Brigadier Qaiser, deputy commandant Frontier Constabulary, additional chief secretary Fata, secretary home KP and GB, and other officers concerned also attended the meeting.

Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Hafizur Rehman and Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lt-Gen Zafar Iqbal were also invited to the meeting.

The committee reviewed the overall progress on the implementation of NAP and decided to take further steps in this regard.

The meeting was briefed about the security measures of Karakoram Highway and pace of progress on the ongoing security arrangements in the affected areas.

Published in Dawn, January 15th, 2016



Failure of accountability
Updated 26 Jan, 2022

Failure of accountability

THE resignation of PTI government’s accountability czar Barrister Shahzad Akbar is a blow to the party’s central...
26 Jan, 2022

New freight service

THE launch of a new railway freight service connecting the Karachi port with the industrial and commercial centres ...
26 Jan, 2022

Flying curbs

THE unexpected decision of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency to continue its ban on PIA operations to EU...
Under pressure
Updated 25 Jan, 2022

Under pressure

It is fairly obvious that PM is cognisant of the trouble that his government is in from a political and economic perspective.
25 Jan, 2022

Ukraine tensions

TENSIONS between Nato and Russia over Ukraine have reached a critical pass, and there are genuine fears of a fresh...
25 Jan, 2022

Defeating polio

WITH Pakistan in the decisive stage of the battle against polio, every vaccination campaign is of significance as it...