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Ahsan directs formation of special police force to deal with protests
November 28, 2017

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says some forces are working to halt China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project which is a gift for the country.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Faizabad protest sit-in, has portrayed bad image of the country and this practice should be stopped in future.

To a question he said that the issue of sit-in has been resolved through combined efforts of civil and military institutions.

The Minister said we all are Muslims and strongly believe in Khatam-e-Nabuwat.

He said that it is the responsibility of the religious parties to show the true picture of Islam which teaches love, tolerance and harmony.

He urged the media to play a positive role and avoid publishing or airing news without verification.

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has constituted a three-member committee to review sit-in operation at Faizabad.

The committee, led by the Secretary Interior will analyze whether or not there was any improvement in police capabilities in handling the sit-ins since 2014.

The Minister has suggested that a special team, comprising one thousand police officers, should also be formed immediately to deal with protests and sit-ins.