Punjab not on fire, protest against Daska incident peaceful: Pervaiz Rashid

26 May, 2015 5:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that the government has introduced people-friendly policies and they would continue in future as well.

Talking to journalists after attending a conference on inter-faith harmony in Islamabad on Tuesday, the minister said reduction in oil prices in the international market has not been transferred to the people in many countries, including India, but Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gave instructions to pass on the relief to the masses.

“As a result of reduction in prices of POL products, the prices of electricity and items of daily-use reduced in the country.

The minister said projects launched to generate more electricity, import LNG, develop infrastructure and run metro bus are all aimed at benefitting people.

To a question, Pervaiz Rashid said Punjab is not on fire, while the protest against Daska incident was peaceful.

About the Daska incident, he said that the chief minister had immediately announced the Judicial Commission for transparent investigations.

He pointed out that the man involved in the incident has been arrested and a case registered against him.

Earlier speaking at the conference, the minister said it was good omen that people from different religious background gathered under one roof for peace and harmony.

“By doing so, we have sent a strong message to the world about firm commitment of Pakistani nation to stand united in all circumstances,” he claimed.

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