NOWSHERA: Chief of the Taliban-nominated negotiating committee Maulana Samiul Haq said on Friday that the committee members held talks with the political shura of the TTP and other important leaders of the militants at an undisclosed location in South Waziristan Agency which remained successful.
Addressing a press conference here at Darul Uloom Haqqania Akora Khattak, Maulana Samiul Haq said Taliban political shura has been informed about all the details
of the meetings with the government’s nominated committee.
The Taliban committee would soon meet the government negotiators wherein the points raised by the Taliban shura would be presented. He claimed that road leading to direct talks
between the Taliban Shura and government committee has been made.
He said, the Taliban shura was ready to meet with the newly formed government team to establish peace in the country.
He said he will meet the government team in a day or two to sort out details of direct negotiations including venue and date for the talks.
He expressed satisfaction over progress so far made and hoped that peace efforts would ultimately succeed.
Earlier a delegation of Taliban negotiating committee returned to Nowshera after meeting the Political Shura of TTP in North Waziristan Agency. The delegation briefed Maulana
Samiul Haq about their discussion with the Taliban shura in South Waziristan.