Pak-Afghan trade suspended due to stone-crushers’ protest
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Pak-Afghan trade was suspended at Qambar point on Friday after a sit-in by Qabail Awami Party activists against shutting down of a crushing plant at Khyber Bara in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Leading political leaders of all Afridi tribes, Qabail Awami Party Chairman Abdul Raziq Afridi, former tehsil chairman candidate Saeedullah, Pakistan Awami Revolutionary League President Ataullah Afridi, Shah Jahan of Jamaat-e-Islami, Khan Wali, PPP Dr Sher Shah and hundreds of workers including Abdul Ghani Afridi, Haji Wilayat Khan, Siddique Chirag, Sultan Akbar, Asghar Khan, Sherwali of Maroof Caravan participated in the sit-in protest.
The protesters vowed to continue the protest until the reopening of the Shobar Crush Plant.
A trend with the hashtag #RestoreBaraCrushingPlants was also running on the social networking platform Twitter.
50کروڑ نوکریاں دینے والے ہمیں اپنی کاروبار رہنے دو.— Mohammad Ismail Afridi (@MohammdAfridi) January 19, 2022
نوکریاں آپکی مبارک
ہمارے کرشینگ پلانٹ سے عوام کو روزگار اور ملک کی اکانومی مستحکم ہوگی #RestoreBaraCrushingPlants #Remove_DC_Khyber @ImranKhanPTI@HamidMirPAK@mjdawar @KPKUpdates @PTIKPOfficial @PTIofficial @IMMahmoodKhan pic.twitter.com/oQtckb7jwk
The crushing plant in Bara, which has been closed for many years, should be reopened so that the poor people of Bara can get employment opportunities and earn their living.#RestoreBaraCrushingPlants pic.twitter.com/lrNI8gABM0— Shah Fahad (@ShahFahad904) January 20, 2022
Here the heavy machineries of millions of rupees of local peoples are destroyed. the worth of these machineries is vulnerable and useless now. So who can pay this huge endamage.#RestoreBaraCrushingPlants pic.twitter.com/KnwiHJ820F— Zohaib Afridi (@Zohaib_Pakhtoon) January 20, 2022
Crush plants are open in other districts of KP such as Mardan,Mohmand, Bajaur & other areas, while closure in Bara district of Khyber Tehsil is a question mark. Why? Restore now!— Nabi Khan Afridi (@NabiKhanAfridi5) January 19, 2022
GS MDK qoumi consal
Nabi khan afridi#RestoreBaraCrushingPlants pic.twitter.com/1KYIJqoGm7
Crush plants are open in other districts of KP such as Mardan,Mohmand, Bajaur & other areas, while closure in Bara district of Khyber Tehsil is a question mark. Why? Restore now!— dr_muhammad_sanan (@sanan8717) January 21, 2022
GS MDK qoumi consal
Nabi khan afridi#RestoreBaraCrushingPlants pic.twitter.com/SdIMAWzLOH
The promise of giving Rs 100 billion to the amalgamated districts for five years proved to be a lie. The people of the former #FATA should not be tested further.— Asma Afridi (@_AsmaAfridi) January 19, 2022
The ban on Bara Crush plants should be lifted soon.#RestoreBaraCrushingPlants pic.twitter.com/8ZFifB8PyU
Reporter Jahanzaib Khan