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PM Gillani arrives in Peshawar, held meeting with Governor, Chief Minister

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister, Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani arrived here in maiden visit to the city on Wednesday afternoon and held meetings with NWFP Governor Awais Ahmed Ghani and Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti.

The leaders discussed matters relating to common interests with special reference to development of the province while law and order situation also came under discussion. Earlier on his arrival at Peshawar Airport, the Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani was received by the NWFP Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani, Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti received him. IG Police NWFP, Malik Naveed Khan and Chief Secretary Sahibzada Riaz Noor were also present. The Prime Minister will also likely to address the meeting of provincial cabinet.

A meeting of the NWFP assembly held Tuesday prior to the visit of the Prime Minister Gillani in which peace jirga was formed to work towards establishing peace in Swat and in the province.
Tuesday meeting had also decided to apprise Prime Minister Gillani of the issues and would ask the PM to announce special package on his maiden visit to the province.-SANA

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