Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has mentioned that the opposition events are allowed to carry a public gathering in Islamabad “but if anyone tries to stage a sit-in he will crush it”.
His assertion comes as joint opposition alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), is all set to stage its counter-power present tomorrow (Monday), a day after the ruling PTI held its ‘historic’ rally titled “Amr Bil Maroof” at Parade Ground within the federal capital.
The caravans of constituent events of the PDM – primarily comprising Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) – are converging on Islamabad.
Addressing a press convention in Islamabad, Rashid mentioned JUI-F was given permission to carry a rally within the federal capital and added that he had requested the opposition events to not change venue or the character of their public gathering.
The minister added that they’ve issued show-cause discover to the JUI-F activists to vacate the Srinagar Highway, saying that PML-N was already issued NOC [no-objection certificate] to carry a rally in Islamabad’s H-9 space on March 28 (Monday).
The inside minister mentioned stern motion could be taken in opposition to these discovered concerned in blocking the roads apart from registering a primary data studies (FIR) in opposition to them.
“If someone tries to create hurdles, the administration will take action as per the directions of the court,” he warned.
Terming the opposition leaders as ‘gang of three,’ Rashid mentioned they’d by no means reach toppling Prime Minister Imran Khan-led authorities amid looming vote on no-trust movement in opposition to the premier.
“Imran Khan will emerge victorious… he will play till the last ball; you [opposition] will not be able to come into power,” he added.
He mentioned the ‘corrupt politicians’ have been making an attempt to avoid wasting their “ill-gotten wealth” by dodging accountability course of.
“Today is a decisive day in Pakistan’s history and people, in huge numbers, are heading towards Islamabad all on their own. Nation is standing with Prime Minister Imran Khan,” he added.
The inside minister mentioned that the general public have rejected the “dirty politics” of the opposition leaders.