ISLAMABAD: Leaders of religious parties on early Monday eventually reached an agreement with the government to amicably end 22-day long Faizabad sit-in staged by Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah Pakistan.
As per details, Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Federal Interior Secretary Arshad Mirza signed the agreement from government’s side while Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pir Afzal Qadri and Muhammad Waheed Noor signed the agreement from on behalf of the religious parties.
Zahid Hamid resigned as Federal Law Minister in face of countrywide protests and Faizabad sit–in by religious parties over the Khatam-e-Nabuwwat clause fiasco.
Earlier on Sunday, civil and military leaderships decided not to use force against the TLYRA protesters staging a sit-in at the Faizabad Interchange of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. It was also decided that Rangers, not the army, will be deployed to deal with the sit-in issue.
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