Tribal Union of Journalists Khyber election held. Khyal Zaman Afridi has been elected the new president of TUJ Khyber Agency. The TUJ Khyber elections were held here on Sunday in Peshawar TUJ Khyber office. Khyal Zaman Afridi has been chosen the new president of TUJ Khyber whereas Mehboob Shah Afridi stood second and Ahmad Nabi stood third in the race. Shams Ur Rehamn was chosen general secretary, Farooq Shah senior vice president, Mian Sajid Shinwari vice president, Irshad Shinwari finance secretary, Hedayat Khan joint secretary and Shafiq press secretary . Large number of tribal journalists hailing from Khyber Agency took part in the election which was held in a fair and transparent manner.
TUJ FATA president Safdar Hayat Dawar while speaking on the occasion felicitated the new cabinet on their success and said that it was a positive trend in TUJ that every year transparent elections are held in a democratic way. The newly elected president of TUJ Khyber Khyal Zaman Afridi in his speech thanked the election committee for holding fair elections and also thanked the members for taking part in the process. He said that his previous role was also very positive as he had handed over two million rupees to the next cabinet at FATA level. He said that he would indiscriminately serve the tribal journalists. He said that he would raise a strong voice for the rights of the tribal journalists. He said that tribal journalists were going through a critical stage at the moment that is why he would strive to convince the government officials to ensure their protection and welfare as much as possible because the tribal journalists have lost many friends in the on-going war on terror.