PM, army chief discuss security situation

The two reaffirm nation's resolve to ensure stability and peace in the country

News Desk October 31, 2018
A file photo of Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa meets Imran Khan at PM secretariat. PHOTO: PID/FILE

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa  met on Wednesday to discuss the prevailing law and order situation following protests erupted in several cities of the country soon after the Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry wrote on Twitter, saying that the country's important issues and matter of law and order came under discussion. during the meeting.

Moreover, the two also reaffirmed nation's resolve to work together for ensuring peace and stability in the country.

‘Aasia Bibi verdict as per Constitution’, says PM as he warns those creating chaos

Hours before, PM Imran had addressed the nation in which he said that Pakistan stands on the basis of faith in the Prophet (PBUH), but whoever is found involved in instigating chaos in the name of Islam will be dealt with by the law of the land.

The top court’s verdict in Aasia Bibi case has sparked protests in different parts of the country.

The Supreme Court had acquitted Aasia Bibi – a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death – and  had set aside an earlier judgment passed by a lower court.


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