Apex committee meeting decides phased return of IDPs


PESHAWAR – The Apex Committee of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday decided that the phased return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) will begin from next month,

The Apex Committee Khyber Pakhtunkhwa session took place at Corps Headquarters in Peshawar and was chaired by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Apex Committee has decided phased return of displaced persons from next month.

The Pakistan army will facilitate the government in safe return of the displaced persons.

Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) administration will formulate the plan to return IDPs in safely in their native areas.

Addressing the session, General Sharif paid tribute to the people of FATA and KP for their sacrifices and determination.

He said that the people of tribal areas stood up against terrorists’ oppression with strength and determination.



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