SWAT - Welcoming the approval of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation (NAR) through the National Assembly, Chief of Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Sharriat Mohammadi Maulana Sufi Mohammad on Tuesday urged upon the militants to lay down their arms and launch struggle for peace and development of the area. Meanwhile, Qazi courts have started functioning with full powers in Swat. Talking to TheNation Maulana Sufi Mohammad said that the twenty-year sacrifices of the people of Malakand Division at last proved fruitful. He said that the government had fulfilled its responsibility regarding the approval of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation and now he would visit all the Districts of Malakand Division to continue their efforts for bringing peace. He said that he was fully satisfied with the approval of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation. He informed that the people who had been arrested by Taliban would be given general amnesty and for this purpose they would hold a huge gathering at Swat. He also appreciated the role of Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani in the approval of the NAR. He said that at last their demand had been heeded to and now Taliban must lay down their arms. Sufi Muhammad promised to extend full support to Pak Army and the government. Maulana Sufi said he would visit all districts to take people into confidence and hold peace rallies across Swat. The TNSM head was confident while saying that Adl regulation would ensure peace and harmony in the district and there would be total protection to life and property of the people. He said, Qazis eligible for the post in the light of the Quran and Sunnah would be allowed to take the responsibilities with regard to quick dispensation of justice. He said that there would be no bar on women in performing their duties in accordance with Sharia. He said that the imposition of Shariat would prove to be a model for the rest of the provinces. He said that the government was sincere in the peace process and soon peace would return to the restive areas. Meanwhile, spokesman of TTP Swat chapter Muslim Khan also asked the militants to lay down their arms as their long-awaited demand was met. He said that there would be complete ban on displaying arms and ammunition in Swat. Agencies add: Meanwhile, after the signing of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation by President Asif Ali Zardari, Qazi courts have started functioning with full powers in Swat. The Qazi courts started functioning from March 12, 2009 in six tehsils of Swat including Bari Kot, Kabal, Matta, Khawazakhela, Bahrain and Babozai but owing to delay in signing on the NAR by the President, the powers of these courts were very limited. We guarantee peace, we guarantee that the Taliban will accept the writ of the government, Rizwanullah Farooq, the son of Sufi Muhammad, said in a phone interview from Swat Tuesday. We got what we wanted. Meanwhile, the Apex Policy Committee which met here Tuesday reviewed the overall law and order situation in the province and FATA especially with regard to enactment of Nizam e Adl, 2009 in Malakand Division and Kohistan District of Hazara Divisions. The meeting was attended by the Governor, Owais Ahmed Ghani, Chief Minister, Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Corps Commander Peshawar, Lt Gen Muhammad Masood Aslam, Chief Secretary, Javed Iqbal and the Home Secretary Fiyaz Ahmad Toru. PPP NWFP Chief Syed Zahir Ali Shah and Peace Envoy of the provincial government, Senator Afrasiyab Khattak also attended the meeting on a special invitation. The meeting was briefed on the situation in the area and the measures underway to strengthen the administrative set up and provide logistic support for ensuring speedy and efficient implementation on the regulation. It was determined that no effort will be spared to meet the demand of the people and resolve their grievances, as far as provision of speedy justice is concerned. The meeting also reviewed the law and order situation in District Swat and Bajaur Agency and it was noted that the situation is gradually becoming normal. Measures to further boost the security arrangements to protect the life and property of peace loving people were also discussed and decisions taken in this respect as well. Regarding Bajaur Agency, it was noted that the law and order situation has become normal and as a result internally displaced persons have started returning to their homes. However, it was further told that necessary measures are also underway to further ease their repatriation possible. The meeting also appreciated the services being rendered by all concerned especially the donors in looking after the internally displaced persons in the temporary camps. It was also hoped that the relief activities in the IDPs camps would be continued till completion of the entire process. Meanwhile, President Zardari has authorised the governor NWFP to promulgate the Nizam-e-Adal Regulation 2009 after the passage of a unanimous resolution by the Parliament Monday. The President inked his approval to the resolution, ensuring the supremacy of the Constitution and Parliament. The President had referred the matter to the Prime Minister for debate in the Parliament. The peace agreement was signed between Provincial Govt of NWFP and Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi, on Feb 16. Earlier, PM Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated the National Assembly on the passage of the resolution. He said that by supporting the implementation of the agreement signed by the provincial government, the National Assembly was respecting the mandate, desire and the will of the provincial government.