PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister, Engineer Amir Muqam has said that protection of the lives and properties of the people and establishment of writ are the responsibility of the state.
He said that Taliban should also take the negotiation offer of the government seriously.
He expressed these views while talking to media after offering Fateha for departed soul of his deceased driver at Sangota, district Swat.
He said that restoration of peace was top priority of the government, and added Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is making day-night efforts in this regard.
He said that the government of PML-N was making efforts for restoration of peace without operation and bloodshed. The negotiation offer by the government be taken seriously, he added.
He said that the negotiation team announced by the Prime Minister has been welcomed by people from every walk of life.
He said they are confident that negotiations would be successful otherwise, the protection of the life and property of the people, establishment of the supremacy of constitution, law and writ of the state is the responsibility of the government.