Rasheed warns opposition of creating chaos, anarchy during protests

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RAWALPINDI: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said they have no objection to the protests of opposition parties if they remain within the ambit of the law.

Talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, he however said the opposition should not pursue the course of creating anarchy in the country.

The Interior Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan is personally monitoring the situation regarding inflation. He said the Prime Minister will complete his mandated tenure.

To a question, he said the country’s armed forces are fully prepared to defend the homeland. He said Pakistan Navy once again tracked and blocked the Indian submarine from entering Pakistan’s waters.

Earlier addressing an event, the Interior Minister expressed the commitment to take steps towards bringing improvement in the hospitals of Rawalpindi.  He said Nullah Leh expressway and Ring Road Projects have been approved.

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Earlier, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed had asserted that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) does not feel threatened by the Opposition at all because “it is spineless and worthless”.

“In fact, Prime Minister Imran Khan is lucky that he got such a worthless Opposition,” the interior minister had said while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. Rashid referred to the Pakistan Democratic Movement as a “dead political elephant”.

The minister continued, “I will request the Opposition that the politics of the frog in the well has ended from August 15 and now politics is happening in deep-sea waters — look at the changing situation.”

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