Rally demands 'effective' steps for peace in Khyber.

KHYBER -- Speakers at a rally in Bara tehsil here on Sunday called for effective steps to establish durable peace in the Khyber district.

The peace rally was organised under the banner of Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), which was also attended by activists of other political organisations and parties.

Speaking on the occasion, PTM head Manzoor Pashteen regretted that 'an atmosphere was intentionally created on Pakhtuns' soil in order to attract militancy and extremism and deprive the people of their legitimate rights and due share in the natural resources'.

He called upon all the political forces to join hands in forcing the government to restore peace in the bordering regions and put an end to militancy and extremism.

He said that PTM would continue to educate Pakhtuns about their legitimate constitutional rights while also safeguarding their historic and time-tested traditions and history.

'Unfortunately Pashtu language, Pakhtun history and culture are not given due share and space in our...

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