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16/05/ 2009 Tariq Hayat Khan

27 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 May 2009

Tariq Hayat Khan has a tough job. As the chief civilian in the Khyber political agency he deals with militants on a daily basis.

His region holds the major route for supplies to Western forces in Afghanistan and is a key target for the Taleban.

In the past few months there have been suicide bombings and military strikes.

On The Interview this week he tells Owen Bennett-Jones about his job and its challenges.

  • Owen Bennett-Jones with Pakistan Political agent, Tariq Hayat Khan

    Owen Bennett-Jones with Pakistan Political agent, Tariq Hayat Khan

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