Tribal Peace Jirga calls for extension in ceasefire

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Peshawar: The Tribal Peace Jirga organized by Jamaat-e-Islami called for extension in ceasefire and appealed to the military, the government and the Taliban to remove hurdles blocking peace process.
The Jirga supported the ongoing negotiation process with Taliban for durable peace. It appreciated the efforts of both the government and Taliban’s negotiating committees.
According to the statement issued here, the Tribal Peace Jirga fully endorsed the resolutions approved by the Parliament.
Addressing the Jirga, Jamaat e Islami (JI) Ameer Siraj ul Haq said that the today’s Jirga proved that the people of tribal areas are not terrorists