Friday, November 21, 2008,
Zi’qad 22, 1429 A.H.
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PESHAWAR (APP): The law and order situation is drastically improving in Kurram Agency in wake of the landmark peace deal inked by two rival factions of the agency in Islamabad, a senior official said on Thursday. Arshad Majeed, the political agent of Kurram Agency told reporters that normalcy was returning fast to Kurram due to the hectic efforts of Jirga members and government. The administrator said that complete ceasefire was being observed in restive areas due to implementation of peace agreement. He lauded the cooperation of jirga members in restoration of durable peace in the agency. To a question, he said that business activities are in full swing in Kurram and traffic is plying on roads. Majeed reiterated that no body would be allowed to take law into their hands and disturbed the peace of the agency. He said that government’s writ would be established at all costs. The political agent said that Kurram Agency would be made a cradle of peace. He sought the active cooperation of tribesmen in maintaining law and order in the agency.
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