PTI’s Azadi march: 3,000 FC personnel summoned in Islamabad

HeadlinesPTI’s Azadi march: 3,000 FC personnel summoned in Islamabad

PTI’s Azadi march: 3,000 FC personnel summoned in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In a bid to cope with rallies by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in Islamabad on Independence Day, at least 3,000 additional Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel have been summoned in the federal capital.

The media reports said that the interior minister has issued a notification in this regard on Monday after approval of federal Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

The reports further said that apart from the FC, the federal capital would be heavily guarded due to presence of Pakistan Army’s 111 Brigade commandos, Rangers, elite force and thousands of intelligence agencies’ personnel.

Nawaz summons meeting to discuss PTI’s Azadi march

On the other hand, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned a meeting of senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members and federal as well as Punjab cabinet ministers in Raiwind on Monday to discuss options at hand for convincing the PTI to abandon the idea of the Azadi march.

The meeting would also discuss options regarding the consequences of the march reaching the capital on August 14.

Must read

Recent News

Ishaq Dar extends Pakistan’s full support to Oman in its anti-terror efforts

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a telephone conversation on Monday with the Foreign Minister of...

‘Illegal political mafia’ sabotaging anti-terror efforts: DG ISPR

0
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Without naming anyone, the Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt General Ahmed Sharif has said that a “massive, illegal political...

Interbank Dollar Rate Today in Pakistan – 22 July 2024

0
Interbank Exchange Rates in Pakistan The Interbank Closing Exchange Rate in Pakistan has been issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for July 22,...

Ishaq Dar Chairs Meeting on Welfare of Overseas Pakistanis

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Monday to discuss a...

USD to PKR: USD Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today – 22 July 2024

0
The US Dollar (USD) was being bought and sold at Rs 279.15 and Rs 280.6 in the Open Market against the Pakistani Rupee (PKR)...
Advertisement