Sheikh Rasheed terms Maulana Fazlur Rehman as root cause of riot
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed said that Maulana Fazlur Rehman is the root cause of riot and if anyone is coming to Islamabad, they are ready to welcome him.
Speaking to the journalists, Sheikh Rasheed predicted that there is no chance that lawmakers of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will resign from the assemblies, adding that the opposition parties will contest Senate polls.
He is unaware about expiry date of former premier Nawaz Sharif’s passport. He also asked Maulana Fazalur Rehman to have mercy on democracy of the country.
He further said that JUI-F chief is on top of the list of 20 persons facing serious security threat. While talking about MQM-P, he said that it is coalition partner of the government and hoped that it will resolve its differences with PTI.
The interior minister also announced passport SMS service from today. From tomorrow passport with validity of 10 years will be issued in Rs3000, he added. He also said that online passport system will take time; however, e-services are being launched for whole world from January 1.
Sheikh Rasheed further said that there are about 100,000 people in the blacklist which will be reduced to 25,000 and only criminals will remain on the list.