PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engineer Shaukatullah has said that quality education is essential for socio-economic development of Federally Administered Tribal Areas and teachers play an important role in this regard. He said that problems in Tirah valley of the agency would be fully resolved innear future. He said that `Shuhada` package was meant for all those government servants who had embraced martyrdom in the recent past and if any relatives of a deceased teacher was been left out of the process, details should be furnished for disbursement of full compensation under the package. In response to a demand for implementation of promotion policy meant for teachers, the governor assured the delegates to make sure that their demand was materialised without any delay.
GHALANAI: Unidentified persons on Saturday shot dead a teenaged boy in Ekkaghound tehsil here, local residents said. Officials said some unknown gunmen entered the house of Samin Khan in the wee hours on Saturday in Bahi Kore Michnai area and opened fire on Shakir Khan, 18, son of Samin, killing him on the spot. The accused managed to escape the area. Dawn.
LAHORE: Mr Sharif told media at the Lahore airport earlier during the day that he would talk to President Obama about the regional situation, including Afghanistan. Talking to reporters before boarding his US-bound flight, he said the talks would also cover bilateral trade and investment. `All institutions are supporting me in the best interest of the country,` Mr Sharif said. Dawn.
MANSEHRA: An alleged terror plot was foiled and heavy weapons seized on Eid day, claimed the district police. The Express Tribune.
PESHAWAR: A petition filed in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking legislation governing Afghan refugees living in the country – particularly in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) – highlights a crucial need as it urges to provide legal cover to their businesses and other activities.The government has imposed bans on the movement of Afghan refugees several times in the past. The refugees were often restricted to their camps during sensitive times of the year. The Express Tribune.
DI KHAN: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has not taken responsibility for the three major attacks in Peshawar, stated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan during his visit to DI Khan. The Express Tribune.