2020 is year of progress not change: Ijaz Shah
January 12, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Interior Minister Ijaz Shah on Sunday said that 2020 is the year of progress but not the year of change. Speaking to the journalists, the interior minister said that the reservations of ally-parties are the part of politics and it is their democratic right. “The foreign teams have visited the country. The situation of the country is better as compared to the past,” he added. To a question, he said politics have badly affected on the cricket in the country, adding that the chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani is making efforts for finalising the tour of Bangladesh cricket team. The interior minister said that the enemies of the country start making conspiracies whenever Pakistan is heading towards stability. Ijaz Shah maintained that the statement of Indian army chief is irresponsible, terming as “Barking dogs seldom bite.” Earlier, Ijaz Shah said that the accused of Nankana Sahib incident will be dealt in accordance with law. Speaking to the journalists, the interior minister has said that non-state actors want to harm brotherhood practice in Pakistan. He also mentioned that Pakistan has set an example of brotherhood for the entire world as Muslims and minorities are living together with harmony. “The international community is closely watching anti-Muslims moves in India,” he maintained. He reiterated that the government is standing alongside with the minority community and the accused persons will be dealt in accordance with the law in Nankana Sahib incident. The minister also said the enemies of the country wanted to destroy the atmosphere of brotherhood in the country. He vowed that he will serve the nationals including the people belonging to the minorities’ community. Ijaz Shah said media and social media will expose the truth in the incident. He detailed that the children aged between 15 to 16 years came there, whereas, the people who raised slogans and gave statements at Nankana Sahib expressed embarrassment over the incident. He said a case has been filed in the incident and legal action will be taken in this regards. He further elaborated that it is the government’s responsibility to deal with any untoward incident.