Jirga Resolves Border Dispute Between KP, GB.

Peshawar -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan governments jointly convened a grand Jirga of elders and Ulema of Kohistan (KP) and Diamer (GB) to resolve the longstanding boundary issue between the two federating entities.

Deputy Commissioner of Upper Kohistan Mohammad Asif told media persons, 'We (district administrations) have demarcated disputed land of Thor (Diamer) and Harban (Upper Kohistan) in accordance with the decree issued by the grand Jirga and settled this dispute between tribes of both sides once and for all.'

The Karakoram Highway was blocked earlier this week by those affected by the Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the Harban region of Upper Kohistan, forcing the grand Jirga to carry out the ruling it had made in December last year.

The delineation process was carried out by the Revenue Department in front of the 24-member Jirga, which included 12 elders and clerics from...

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