PM to visit Quetta any time says Sheikh Rasheed

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

08th Jan, 2021. 03:55 pm
Sheikh Rashid

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan had already taken a decision to visit Quetta to meet the bereaved families of Machh victims, adding that PM could visit there any time soon.

Addressing to media, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said Prime Minister will visit Quetta as soon as the matter of burial is settled.

He pointed out that the international powers are behind the targeting of Hazara community over the last many years.

He said four such groups have been busted including one in the federal capital which wanted to stoke sectarian strife in the country by targeting the Ulemas of different schools of thought.

Strongly condemning the Machh incident, the Interior Minister said the FC has been directed for a large scale search operation in the area to bring the culprits to justice.

Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said there is a commitment of the Prime Minister to eradicate terrorism and those trying to stoke sectarian violence in the country.

While commenting about the Pakistan Democratic Movement, he said that opposition parties have decided to arrive in Islamabad on January 19 for holding a protest outside the office of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

The Minister added that the government will not create hurdles in their protests. He added that 60 to 90 days are very important in national politics.

Speaking Osama Satti’s murder case, Rasheed said that the killing was a sensitive case where the life of an innocent child was claimed. He added that the government is making maximum efforts to bring improvements in the law and order situation.

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