Pakistan Taliban government committeeIslamabad: A Govt. committee which is constituted to hold peace talks has submitted its recommendations in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The committee recommended to the prime minister to resume the dialogue process. Prime Minister Sharif directed the committee to continue consultations and it was decided that a meeting with the committee nominated by the Taliban will be held in the next few days.

Participants of the meeting agreed that attacks such as the one on a court in Islamabad are harmful for the dialogue process.

Prime Minister Sharif said all efforts should be made for peace as this was a necessity. He added that efforts for permanent peace should continue.

The Taliban announced a month-long ceasefire after fighter jets and gunship helicopters conducted surgical strikes against militant hideouts in the tribal areas.