ISLAMABAD: As protests by a spiritual get together entered the second day, resulting in highway blockages and visitors jams in lots of cities of the nation, the federal government stated that it will make use of “all measures” to reopen closed roads.
As reported by Geo.television, Inside Minister Sheikh Rasheed presided over a gathering to evaluate the continued regulation and order state of affairs within the nation and stated that the federal government will take strict motion in opposition to those that have created chaos and have taken the regulation into their palms.
The assembly was additionally just about attended by the minister for non secular affairs, chief commissioner, inspector-general of Islamabad, chief secretary, and the inspector-general of Punjab.
Sheikh Rasheed insisted that the federal government will take all steps to unblock the roads in order to facilitate residents.
The assembly additionally determined that in areas the place the state of affairs worsens, cell and web companies can be shut down for 24 hours.
Earlier within the day, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Interfaith Concord Maulana Tahir Ashrafi had appealed to the protesters of the non secular get together to speak to the federal government as an alternative of resorting to aggression as a result of “Islam doesn’t allow violence.”
Chatting with Geo Information through phone, he regretted the incident in Dera Ghazi Khan the place a police officer was subjected to torture by employees of the non secular get together staging protests.
“This police officer can be a member of the Holy Prophet Muhammad’s (Peace be upon him) Ummah. It is not as if he is not a human being,” lamented Ashrafi.
Ashrafi appealed to protesters to consider the individuals who had been at risk from the violence and the ladies and youngsters who had been stranded for the previous 24 hours.
“Because the chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) I want to attraction to the protesters to grasp the hazard that the folks in want of oxygen are in,” he stated.
“Whoever it’s, whether or not it’s a police officer or a standard man or the employee of a spiritual get together, on the finish of the day, the blood of a Pakistani is being shed,” he added.