PESHAWAR Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Tuesday, while vehemently condemning the NATO forces attacks and the US drone strikes on Pakistans soil asked the Federal Government to take practical steps to halt such happenings in future and lodge a strong protest with the US and allied forces. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met with Speaker Kiramatullah Khan in chair at the provincial assembly. Both the treasury and opposition benches called for tabling a joint resolution to slam the NATO and the US unmanned aircraft attack in tribal areas. They drafted a joint resolution and the speaker relaxed rules under 240 and allowed the lawmakers to move their resolution. On this occasion, Senior Provincial Ministers Bashir Ahmad Bilour, Rahim Dad Khan, JUI-Fs Mufti Kifayatullah, PML-Ns Javid Abbasi and Abdul Sattar Khan, PPP-Ss Parliamentary leader Sikandar Sherpao and Nighat Aurakzai of PML-Q tabled the resolution on the floor of the house. The resolution as read out by all the movers one by one criticised attacks of the NATO forces terming the US drone attacks direct attacks on Pakistans sovereignty, and demanded of the Federal Government to take solid steps to stop such attacks in future. The resolution further added that the federal government must lodge a strong protest with the US and allied forces immediately. Later, the joint resolution was passed unanimously.