PTI reaches out to Pashtun Tahafuz Movement with dialogue offer

Pervez Khattak asks PTM leadership to hold discussions with jirga constituted under the leadership of K-P governor

Sohail Khattak May 03, 2018
Manzoor Pashteen PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the ruling party in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, has appealed to the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leadership to hold dialogue with a jirga constituted under the chairmanship of the provincial governor.

“I request the PTM representatives to hold meetings with the jirga chaired by the K-P governor for four to five days, so that their issues and demands might be addressed in accordance with the Constitution,” K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said at a news conference on Thursday.

The chief minister said he would personally hold talks with the PTM leadership and try to address their grievances.

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“Their [PTM’s] demands and issues could be resolved if they come and sit across the table for dialogue,” he said adding that the PTM has created confusion which could only be resolved through dialogue.

Asked what would be the fate of the dialogue as his government’s tenure ends next month, Khattak said a caretaker administration would also be of people of the same province and they would resolve the issue.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan also confirmed in an interview with a private news channel that his party’s government in K-P would hold dialogue with the PTM leadership.

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