ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Interior Rana Sana Ullah has paid rich tribute to the martyrs of police for their sacrifices in maintaining law and order.
While addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to martyrs of the police in Islamabad on Saturday, he said that the sacrifices of martyrs can change the fate of nations.
The interior minister regretted that payment of compensation to the families of martyrs was delayed. He said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif immediately allowed disbursing an amount of Rs 1.22 billion to families of martyrs.
The minister said that over 12,000 officials from Rangers, police and army have been martyred in the war against terrorism. He said that Pakistan also faced damage to its economy worth US$ 150 billion in fight against terrorism.
Commenting on the economic condition of the Country, he said that the government took tough decision to save Pakistan from economic crisis.
Rana Sana Ullah said that all political parties are striving hard to put Pakistan on right track.