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Jirgas to restore peace in NWFP: Mian Iftikhar

PESHAWAR: Education Minister NWFP Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said jirgas to be used for establishing peace in the province. Talking with a delegation at his residence in Peshawar, Mian Iftikhar Hussain said that issues would be resolved through dialogue.

He said that foreign elements for their own interest are giving a bad name to the Pakhtoons by destroying law and order situation in tribal areas and other districts of the province. Iftikhar Hussain said that Pashtu would be included in the syllabus as a compulsory subject at primary level in the province. The education minister asked teachers to ensure students’ attendance in schools for improvement of the standard of education.-SANA

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