Zardari orders helicopter service for Parachina


Fearing that a Swat-like situation might emerge in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the near future, President Asif Ali Zardari advised the government on Wednesday to launch a special relief package for the people of Kurram Agency to mitigate their sufferings caused by sectarian strife and militancy.

The package will include immediate start of a helicopter service between Parachinar and Peshawar for people’s movement till the road link is restored.

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