KHYBER AGENCY - Jamaat Islami (JI) Landi Kotal held a protest demonstration against excessive load-shedding, corruption and slow pace of construction work on Pak-Afghan road here at Landi Kotal tehsil on Friday.

The protest demonstration was led by JI Naib Ameer FATA Zarnoor Afridi and hundreds of JI workers and local tribesmen also participated in it. The protestors were holding black flags and banners inscribed with slogans in favour of their demands.

Zarnoor Afridi while speaking on the occasion, said the local political administration is busy in minting money while spending nothing on the welfare and development of the area.

JI leaders condemned the excessive load-shedding in Landi Kotal and asked the authorities to take notice otherwise they would take to roads to protest the miserable situation.

They also regretted slow pace of construction work on the Pak-Afghan Highway, saying slow pace work on the road has disturbed the masses. Later the protesters dispersed peacefully.