PESHAWAR- Senior leader of a politico-religious party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and prominent negotiator of Taliban committee, Professor Ibrahim Khan said that Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was being contacted in order to finalise venue of talks.

Professor Ibrahim said that Taliban intermediators would leave for North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in next 2-3 days to hold an important meeting with TTP leadership. The intermediators will hold discussions regarding further moves for ongoing dialogue process with the Pakistan’s federal government. The leader claimed that confidence had been built-up amongst both sides following ongoing negotiation phase while more prisoners were expected to be released in near future. He said that TTP Shura session was expected to be organised within two days and Taliban committee would also discuss the matters relating to the prisoners’ release who were present in captivity of Taliban .