Pervez Khattak orders action against illegal Afghan residents


SWABI: Chief Minister (CM) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) said on Saturday that he has ordered KP police to take action against the Afghans illegally residing in the province. He was talking to media in Swabi.


According to the details, Pervez Khattak said that without securing the borders government cannot ensure safety of any city in Pakistan. He said that the time to take solid security measures have come so the federal government should make sure to secure the borders of the country. He said that Pakistan should clearly talk to Afghanistan on the issue of terrorism.

CM of the terror stricken province raised the question that if Afghanis can live in a refugee camp then why can they not live in their own country? Khattak also demanded the federal government to make the arrangements for the rapid return of Afghan residents, with legal documents, back to their country.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah on Thursday has stressed need of another All Parties Conference (APC) after Charsadda attack.

The Chief Minister visited Bacha Khan University along with Opposition Leader Lutfur Rehman.

CM Khattak was briefed about the situation after attack and the damages done. While talking to the media, he said that there is a need to call an APC after the attack. It is not the time to score political points, he added.

He said that the federal government needs to talk straight forward with Afghan authorities. Afghanistan government needs to take steps to halt cross-border movement, he added.

Khattak also said that it is about time that federation talks with India directly over Research and Analysis Wing s (RAW) involvement and not beat around the bush.

He paid rich tributes to Charsadda locals for countering the attack the best way they could. He lauded security agencies and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police for their commendable action.

The Chief Minister said that Pakistan was in for another massive loss if the law enforcers had not acted the way they did.

Khattak once again has urged the federal government to deploy Frontier Corps (FC) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He further urged the nation to stay united in stressful times.

On Wednesday, four extremists had opened fire in Bacha Khan University that claimed 21 lives including a PhD scholar while around ten were injured.

The injured include a female faculty member, under treatment in Lady Reading Hospital.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan had paid a visit to the attack site where he inspected the search operation in surrounding areas which was ongoing then. The PTI chief had admired police and other law enforcement agencies for their in-time action.

CM Khattak was on a foreign tour which he cut short after learning about the news and returned. Several provincial minister also returned to Pakistan on directives of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif.