ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said the Karachi operation will continue without any discrimination.
Speaking during a Radio Pakistan programme, he said there should be distinction between crimes and politics. He added that the country was facing serious challenges and operation in Karachi is aimed at tackling these challenges.
“Efforts to improve law and order and eliminate terrorists and hardcore criminals are aimed at giving a peaceful and secure environment to people of Karachi,” said Rashid. “The operation is not directed against any individual or political party.”
To a question, he said the operation against terrorists was launched after taking all political parties on board. To another question, he said the National Action Plan was formulated by political leaders and action against financing terrorist activities was part of the plan.
The minister said investigations against those arrested on charges of corruption are underway and their cases will be tried as per law.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 5th, 2015.