PESHAWAR (APP): The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday passed a resolution unanimously demanding forthwith cessation of drone attacks and demanded shifting of technology to Pakistan so that government could take effective measures against the terrorists.
The resolution was tabled by Provincial Senior Minister, Bashir Bilour and was passed by the house unanimously. The opposition members, however, expressed some resentment over sudden tabling of the resolution. They demanded that they should also have been taken into confidence so that a joint resolution was moved by the house.
The resolution also demanded of the federal government to call American Ambassador in the Foreign Office and issue directives to him to stop drone attack a the earliest.
The assembly, while terming drone attacks against the sovereignty of the country, believes that such practice is spreading hatred among the tribal people because of killing of innocent people in the attacks, adds the resolution.
"We do not accept dictation by anyone and ,therefore, the government of Pakistan should demand transfer of drone technology so that we could personally take appropriate measures against the militants ,".
The House observed that our country has rendered great sacrifices in fighting militancy as people belonging to all segments of life including army, police, paramilitary forces, masses, tribal people and political leadership are affected by this menance and continuously rendering sacrifices.
Speaker, Kiramatullah Khan suspended the proceedings for tabling of resolution which was later passed by the House unanimously.
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