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Bhutan delegation happy over restoration of peace in KP

Bhutan delegation happy over restoration of peace in KP

MARDAN: The members of a foreign delegation here on Thursday expressed satisfaction over restoration of peace in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The delegation including monks and other Buddhists was led by Bhutanese Ambassador Sonam T Rabgye. The delegation visited the Buddhist sites in Takht Bhai in the district.

Other members of the delegation included Tshering Yangchen Rabgye, the wife of the ambassador, Councillor Domang, Exam Secretary Ngawang Sonam, Lama Ugyen, Finance Officer Tshering Dorji, Assistant Language Officer Tsheten Dorji, Research Officer of National Library and Archives Jigme Choden, Tshering Penjor and Lhendup Tshewang.

The delegation was brought to Takht Bhai Buddhist remains amid tight security. The government had invited the Bhutan delegation to visit the Buddhist remains and other parts of the country.

The Buddhist remains of Takht Bhai echoed with prayers and hymns when the monks reached the site. The members of the delegation expressed their satisfaction over restoration of peace in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other parts of the country.

After visiting the archaeological site, the delegation proceeded to Swat for its scheduled visit.

KILLED: A man allegedly shot dead his wife and mother-in-law over a domestic dispute in Khat Kallay here on Thursday.

The officials of Par Hoti police station said that the suspect identified as Gul Nawaz, a resident of Mosam Kuroona area, entered his in-laws home and opened indiscriminate firing on the inmates.

They said that his wife and mother-in-law died instantly after receiving critical bullet injuries. They said that wife of the suspect was residing in her mother’s home after developing differences with him over some domestic issue.

The suspect managed to escape after committing the crime. The Par Hoti police personnel registered FIR against the suspect and began efforts to arrest him.

Published in Dawn, June 29th, 2018

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