PM reaches Lahore on day long visit
September 2, 2019
LAHORE (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has reached Lahore for a one-day visit wherein he will meet Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. During his visit on Monday, the prime minister will hold meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and other party leaders. He will discuss current political situation in the country during his meeting with the party leaders. Imran Khan will chair a high-level session to review the performance of the provincial cabinet. The premier will also be briefed on the performance of the provincial government. On the other hand, PM Khan will also address the Sikh convention in the Punjab Governor’s House. A day earlier, PM Imran Khan termed that Islam has nothing to do with terrorism. Addressing Muslim community during the 56th Convention of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) via video link, the prime minister said, “Islam is a religion of peace and teaches to live with peace and it has nothing to do with terrorism.” “The act of one person cannot be attributed to that of whole community,” he added. Talking to the ISNA Convention, the premier highlighted the Kashmir issue and said that Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) is disputed territory. Explaining the latest situation in IoK, he said Kashmiris are under siege for the last 28 days. Imran Khan said the current Indian regime is a follower of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a hatred and supremacist ideology. He maintained that West will have to understand the philosophy of RSS in order to think clearly of this problem. “The same philosophy led to carnage of Muslims in Indian state of Gujarat earlier,” the prime minister explained. “We are talking of a country of one billion people, with nuclear weapons and extreme ideology and philosophy,” he reiterated. PM Khan announced to raise Kashmir Issue in the United Nations General Assembly. He mentioned that lockdown and curfew imposed oin IoK from 28 days and Hurriyat leaders including thousands youth of Kashmiri people has been detained by the Indian forces.