Shehryar Afridi

Govt showing utmost restraint to amicably resolve law and order situation: Shehryar Afridi

PAKISTAN

Islamabad: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi says the government is showing utmost restraint to resolve the prevailing law and order situation, in some pockets of various cities amicably.

Talking to the media persons outside Parliament House in Islamabad today, he said federal government’s negotiating team and the Chief Minister Punjab are in touch with the leadership of agitators and we hope there will soon be a positive progress.

To a question, the Minister of State said the government does not want to exercise the option of using force to avoid any bloodshed but he made it clear that writ of the state will be maintained at all costs.

He said the Supreme Court has given a verdict in Asia Bibi blasphemy case after thorough examination and nobody should question the judgment of the top court of the state.