Pakistan: Anti-NATO sit-in completes 44th day

The Nation (Jan. 6) PESHAWAR – THE SIT-IN of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf against NATO supplies and drone attacks continued on the 44th consecutive day on Sunday. The sit-in was led by activists of PTI FATA leader Amin Zada Afridi, Jamal Afridi, Abdul Razaq Shinwari, Dr Khalil Khan, Khan Rahman Afridi, Sajid Mohmand and Naveed Khan. Besides party workers from FATA, activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Awami Jamhori Ittehad also attended the sit-in.

Addressing on the occasion, PTI leaders vowed to continue anti-drone campaign in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other parts of the country. They said that NATO supplies will remained blocked till assurance of United States for stopping drone attacks. They criticised the role of the federal government to stop drone attacks in Pakistani tribal areas and said that Pakistan Muslim League (N) leadership has failed to convey their message for halting drone strikes in Pakistan.

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