ISLAMABAD: The special assistant to prime minister on information and broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said today on Friday that the reaction of government would be based on the action of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal’s (JUI-F).
According to sources, the minister added that Pakistan Army would be on standby and government would call for it if needed.
While speaking about security, she revealed that there would be three-layered security provided to the marchers. First layer has police personnel; second row is dedicated to rangers and then Army soldiers have formed the third layer.
Earlier, the joint opposition has decided to postpone the anti-government rally in the federal capital due to the train incident.
It was a joint decision made by senior leaders of political parties who were about to address the anti-government Azadi march.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that confusion was being created on media about the march. He said, “Let me make it clear to everyone, that this is march and march includes sit-in and rally both.”