ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday directed federal and provincial ministers to carry negotiations with banned outfit Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after they threatened to march in direction of Islamabad.
Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic dialog with Minister for Non secular Affairs Pir Noorul Haq Qadri right now to debate the prevailing legislation and order state of affairs. Talks between the 2 centered on the banned outfit’s protests.
On the directives of the prime minister, Qadri arrived in Lahore from Karachi to carry negotiations with the banned outfit’s management.
The federal government’s negotiation staff will comprise Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Qadri, and Punjab Legislation Minister Muhammad Raja Basharat.
“The federal government believes in resolving points by way of dialogue,” stated Qadri, including that defending the lives and properties of the folks is the federal government’s high precedence.
Two policemen have been martyred in Lahore Friday evening after a few automobiles collided throughout a protest by the banned outfit. Clashes between police and members of the outlawed outfit additionally resulted in over 40 cops getting injured.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan directed the inside minister to return to the nation from the UAE, the place he had gone to look at India-Pakistan’s high-voltage T20 World Cup conflict.
Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi partially shut down
A day earlier, authorities suspended the Metro Bus service in Rawalpindi and blocked roads in Islamabad and Lahore as the federal government braced for protests organised individually by the banned outfit and Opposition events within the above-mentioned cities.
The Ministry of Inside had written to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to droop web providers in numerous areas of Lahore because of the banned outfit’s protest.
The provincial authorities had subsequently suspended web providers round Multan Street, Grand Battery Cease, Iqbal City, Nawankot, Samanabad and Sabzazar areas of Lahore.