PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly unanimously passed a resolution, strongly condemning India for violating Pakistan’s frontiers, international law and its unprovoked firing on the civilians and armed forces of Pakistan.

The KP Assembly met with Speaker Asad Qaiser in the chair here on Monday. Carrying the signatures of legislators from both opposition and treasury benches, the joint resolution was read out by JUI-F’s lawmaker from Mansehra Shah Hussain.

Through the same resolution, the House recommended federal government and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to talk to the international community to stop this provocation and genocide in the name of so-called elections in Occupied Kashmir.

The resolution was carrying the signatures of Sikandar Hayat Sherpao (QWP), Lutf-ur-Rehman (JUI-F), Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota (PML-N), Nighat Orakzai (PPP), Jaffar Shah (ANP), Shah Farman (PTI), Shehram Khan Tarakai (AJI) and Inayatullah Khan of JI. The chair put the resolution to vote and the House adopted it unanimously.

Through another unanimously passed resolution, the provincial assembly demanded federal government to issue directives to Planning Commission, Islamabad for early approval of the PC-I of 84MW Gorkeen Mataltan Swat and 69 MW Lawi Chitral hydropower projects in KP.

“Delay in these projects could create problem of law and order, besides it could deprive people of cheap electricity,” the resolution said. These projects, the resolution said would not only benefit the local population but would also save the foreign exchange spent on the import of oil. The speaker put the resolution to vote and the House adopted it unanimously.

Likewise, through another resolution tabled by Manawar Khan of JUI-F, the provincial assembly demanded the posting of female staff in NADRA Lakki Marwat Office. Later, the speaker adjourned the session till Tuesday’s afternoon.