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September 20, 2019

No deal with opposition, says interior minister

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September 20, 2019

QUETTA: Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmad Shah on Thursday ruled out any deal with the opposition and said that the JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will be arrested if he did anything that warranted his arrest. Talking to media persons here, Ijaz Shah said he was confident that Fazlur Rehman will not stage a sit-in.

He said the PPP stalwart Syed Khursheed Shah cannot give tough time as a criminal has been caught and put into jail. He said that no one can give a tough time and routine life goes on as usual.

Ijaz Shah said that good security arrangements were made during Muharram and the purpose of his visit to Quetta was to praise the performance of security agencies. He also paid rich tribute to the martyrs of security forces and laid floral wreaths the martyrs graves.

The minister also handed over latest bomb disposal equipment to law enforcement agencies for preventing terrorism activities in the province. He asserted that it is time to show solidarity with Kashmiris. He said there is a dire shortage of food and medicines in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IHK).

To a question, Ijaz Shah said the Safe City Project has become a necessity for the people in the city. He said that it is the government’s top priority to provide relief to people. He said that despite inflation, the government has managed to provide relief to its people. He admitted that there is inflation, but insisted that the government is headed in the right direction. Ijaz Shah lauded the sacrifices by Frontier Corps Balochistan for elimination of terrorism and street crimes in the province.

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