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Asfandyar Wali Khan

About Asfandyar Wali Khan

Asfandyar Wali Khan is the chief of Awami National Party (ANP).

On recommendations of an intelligence report, Asfandyar Wali Khan, along with others are asked to restrict their movement and keep their itineraries confidential under a new security plan.

In March 09, he told to US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson on Friday that drone attacks on Balochistan will be counter productive for Washington.

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Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said India should not hold Pakistan responsible for the terror attacks carried out by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terror outfit, as they even kill Pakistani army men and innocent citizens.

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Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said that there is a need to revisit the blasphemy law.

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