MULTAN: A conference organized by the Wafaqul Madaris al Arabia Pakistan issued a declaration which stated that waging an armed struggle for ensuring Shariah in the country was not the right strategy in the given circumstances. The News.
PESHAWAR: Under the special directives of Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Shaukat Ullah and Chief Minister Pervez Khattak a mobile hospital of FATA Health Directorate left for drought-hit Tharparker area to provide medical cover to the affectees. The Frontier Post.
PESHAWAR: Provincial Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Inayat Ullah has said that a development project worth Rupees 12 billion would be initiated in Peshawar with regard to improve sewerage system. The Frontier Post.
MULTAN: Chief of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)-nominated team to hold peace talks with the government, Maulana Samiul Haq, said that the location to hold direct talks between the two parties would be decided today and the meeting could take place. The Frontier Post, The Express Tribune, Daily Mashriq.
PESHAWAR: Frontier Crimes Regulation Commissioner Munir Azam has called upon the political agent of Khyber Agency to bring forward evidence against Dr Shakil Afridi and prepare a case of his involvement in anti-state activities in collaboration with foreign intelligence agencies. The Express Tribune, Dawn.
PESHAWAR: In a second kidnapping incident this week, an Afghan doctor was abducted from Phase IV Hayatabad by four armed men. The Express Tribune.
PESHAWAR: Six more polio cases, including four from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and one each from Peshawar and Bannu. Dawn.