PESHAWAR - Advisor to PM Amir Maqam said on Sunday that government is willing to hold talks with Taliban to restore peace in the country.Talking to media persons after presiding over an open kutchery here, Amir Maqam said that there was no need for score pointing, this was the time to show unity and work together for the restoration of peace in the country.He asked PTI Chief Imran Khan, JUI-S Ameer Maulana Sami ul Haq, JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and JI President Munawar Hassan to unearth the agenda of Taliban. He, however, said that no such agenda would be accepted that demand ending government's writ.He went on to say that government was willing to restore peace without shedding more blood. Amir Maqam said that terrorism would increase, if federal government makes efforts to eliminate terrorism and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government doesn't cooperate with it.He said that PTI should adopt a realistic approach to the situation in the country because it is governing a province, adding that confronted challenges could be resolved if all political and religious forces were on one page. He said that it was responsibility of federal and provincial governments to establish their writs and provide protection to people.

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