GHALLANAI, June 23: A peace jirga of Essakhel tribe was held at the Pak-Afghan border in Mohmand Agency.

Malak Zar Jan, an elder of Essakhel tribe and leader of the local peace committee, chaired the Jirga in Shandri area.

Speaking on the occasion, the local elders said Essakhel tribe always played an important role for peace in the area.

They said it was the time to sit together and solve social problems of the area, adding that unity among local residents was key to resolve various issues.

They added that they would always cooperate with the Pakistan Army and would never allow anyone to utilise their land for criminal acts.

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