Writ of the state be ensured at every cost: Sheikh Rashid


ISLAMABAD, April 14 (Online): Interior minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that the writ of the state be ensured at every cost.

A meeting was held on law and order situation in the country under the interior minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad Wednesday.

The meeting was attended by the minister for religious affairs Noor ul Haq Qadri. Interior secretary, IG Punjab, Chief Commissioner Islamabad, IG Islamabad, Rangers and representatives of other law enforcement agencies also participated in the meeting.

IG Punjab Inam Ghani and commissioner Rawalpindi attended the meeting through video link.

The situation arising out of protest by a religious party was reviewed in the meeting.

Interior minister Sheikh Rashid congratulated police, Rangers and district administration for clearing the area.

It was decided in the meeting that those who take the law into their hands will be dealt with sternly.

The interior minister directed the participants of the meeting to ensure the writ of the state at every cost. Motorways, GT road and remaining major roads have been cleared. The areas of Liaqat Bagh, Tarnol, Bahara Kahu and Rawat have been opened for vehicular traffic.