Addressing a press convention, the minister mentioned the Pakistan Military and Rangers troops will likely be deployed for safety of Chehlum processions.
Speaking about New Zealand’s cricket workforce abandoning its tour of Pakistan over “safety risk”, he mentioned the Pakistan Military troops have been assigned to supply foolproof safety to the gamers following a call to this impact by the federal cupboard.
Noting that the nation was upset over the NZ workforce pulling out of the tour, Sheikh Rasheed requested residents to not turn out to be dejected and reassured that sooner or later all cricket groups will come to play in Pakistan.
Concerning the Afghanistan state of affairs, the minister mentioned Pakistan helped evacuate 16,000 folks, together with diplomats and representatives of the IMF and the World Financial institution from the war-ravaged nation after the Taliban takeover.
He mentioned the nation has acquired no Afghan refugees nor was any refugee camp arrange alongside the Pak-Afghan border. The federal government wishes swift return of three million refugees residing in Pakistan to their homeland after peace and stability are restored there, he added.