Miranshah, April 22 (TNS): A jirga was held at Miranshah, Northwazirstan to discuss issue of compensation to affected shopkeepers of North Wazirstan Agency, says a statement.
The issue essentially relates to financial assistance to shopkeepers for the perishable commodities which were there in shops before the operations. 30 shopkeepers, Additional Chief Secretary FATA, Political Agent(PA) Assist Political Agent NWA, President Anjaman Tajiran Pakistan Mr Ajmal Baloch, GOC NWA, civ military officials and DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor attended.
It was decided that committee of affected shopkeepers under PA NWA shall estimate requirement of compensation to shopkeepers. The same shall be processed in administrative chain for its speedy implementation. The representative shopkeepers expressed their complete confidence in administration and state for resolution of their problems.
They also expressed that these issues are local and can only be resolved by the state of Pakistan and not by playing into the hands of those who don’t want to see revival of peace or by chanting slogans against state institutions.
The committee shall meet on weekly basis till completion of execution so as to have speedy progress.