The announcement was a bluff to garner media attention as the groups are continuing to lose ground, analysts say.
A new law punishes officials for failing to provide services to citizens within the allotted time.
The government is opening a centre in June to prevent trafficking in chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear materials.
Quacks and fake medicines are causing serious health problems, officials say.
Bishkek recently hosted the region's first ulema conference on fighting terrorism and extremism.
Security forces in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have tracked down several top militants with help from citizens, officials say.
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A roadside vendor in Peshawar March 14 sells fresh fruit. [Zahir Shah]
There have been many changes in KPK This is the first time we have seen police so polite Long Live KPK Police
The brave Afghan soldiers have inherited bravery from their forefathers. They always sacrifice their sweet lives for their religion and their homeland.
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