Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain said the Awami National Party (ANP) is with the army as long as it supports democracy. Mian Iftikhar said that the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have given many sacrifices in the fight against terrorism. Mian Iftikhar said the provincial government had advocated the Shariat based Nizam-i-Adal in Malakand Division, which has now been adopted. The KP information minister also said that peace in Pakistan is unlikely without a peaceful Afghanistan. He was addressing the media at the death anniversary gathering of former Afghan president Najibullah in Peshawar.