Mohmand

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Mohmand

 

a group of Afghan and Pashto tribes living in the region of the Khyber Pass, in Afghanistan and Pakistan. They number approximately 300,000 (1970, estimate). They speak an Eastern Pashto dialect. They are Sunni Muslims. They are divided into two groups: the Bar Mohmand (upper, or highland, Mohmand) and the Kuz Mohmand (lowland, or valley, Mohmand). The highland Mohmand engage in farming and cattle raising (some are nomads), and the lowland Mohmand engage in farming.

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This was stated by Said Wali Khial Moomand, resident director of PAL, Peshawar chapter.
He said that the Peshawar office had no financial issue, adding that the resident director's post recently vacated by Mr Moomand on his superannuation and several other newly-created positions would be filled through a set criterion.
He, however, said that Mr Moomand would continue to serve as resident director till completion of the process of formation and notification of new policy rules being framed under his supervision.
Mr Moomand said the land for the PAL regional office had been acquired in 2008 during the then tenure of resident director late Prof Mohammad Azam.
The construction work on the regional office will be completed in 18 months,' said Mr Moomand.