Sarwar rules out martial law

October 21, 2019

LAHORE :Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Sunday said there was no threat of martial law in the country.Talking to the media after attending the third day of Urs celebrations of Hazrat...

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LAHORE :Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Sunday said there was no threat of martial law in the country.

Talking to the media after attending the third day of Urs celebrations of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh, he said that some people criticised the government, saying that it did not believe in dialogue process.

However, when the government decided to hold talks with the opposition parties in national interest, they claimed that it was holding dialogue due to the opposition’s pressure.

The governor said that all facilities would be provided to opposition parties if they would stage a peaceful protest.

Ch Sarwar said that India had committed human rights' violations and brutalities in the Held Kashmir besides violating ceasefire on the Line of Control.

The governor said India wanted to create unrest in Pakistan, but wondered that why the opposition wanted to create instability and unrest in the country by staging protest.

To a question, the governor said that the government had focused its attention on the Kashmir issue and it was also striving to expose Indian atrocities before the world.

He called upon the opposition parties to stage a protest against the Indian army's atrocities in Held Kashmir.

To a query, he said it was the government’s responsibility to take action against those who would violate the law, adding that supremacy of Constitution and the rule of law would be ensured at any cost.

To another query, he said that Kartarpur Corridor Project would be inaugurated next month and arrangements regarding 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak were being finalised.

He said that the government would ensure all facilities at religious places in the country to promote religious tourism.

Transferred: Punjab government has transferred Mushtaq Ahmed Tiwana, Director Administration, Wasa, and directed him to report to S&GAD department. Mushtaq Ahmed Tiwana was going on training at MPDD and charge of this post is expected to be given to Muhammad Irfan, Director Finance and Administration TEPA.


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