Interior minister to present coverage assertion on protests by spiritual celebration

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A common view exhibits a blocked Metro bus tracks throughout a protest by supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in Lahore on April 14, 2021. — AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities on Thursday will concern a coverage assertion on the latest protests by a spiritual celebration in varied cities of Pakistan. 

A gathering chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, comprising federal ministers Sheikh Rasheed, Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Fawad Chaudhry and others befell on Thursday.

The assembly mentioned the nation’s safety scenario, significantly in mild of the protests organised by a spiritual celebration.

Participants of the assembly mentioned the results that will come up after the federal government earlier imposed a ban on the spiritual celebration.

It was determined {that a} coverage assertion on the spiritual celebration and its protests shall be issued within the night.

Fawad Chaudhry took to Twitter to announce that Sheikh Rasheed and Religious Affairs Minister Noor-ul-Haq Qadri will maintain a press convention at 4:15pm to concern the coverage assertion.

PM Imran Khan, cupboard approve TLP’s blacklisting as terrorist organisation

Earlier, PM Imran Khan and the federal cupboard authorized a summary from the inside ministry searching for a ban on the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) underneath the anti-terrorism legislation.

After the summary was authorized, the cupboard, it was reported, has began work on the declaration of the TLP’s ban. The authorities will current the declaration of the ban within the Supreme Court, stated sources.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will subsequently denotify the TLP on orders of the apex court docket.

Sources informed Geo News all parliamentarians of the TLP shall be mechanically disqualified after the ECP denotifies the celebration.

In a serious growth on Wednesday, after days of violence throughout the nation through which three folks misplaced their lives, together with two policemen, the federal authorities determined to ban the TLP.

Speaking to the media in Islamabad a day earlier, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed had stated the ban on TLP shall be positioned underneath Section 11-B of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, on the advice of the Punjab authorities, and added {that a} summary for the ban has been moved to the federal cupboard.

“Today we have decided to ban TLP and we will get the approval of the cabinet,” the inside minister had stated.