Islamabad – Civil and military management huddle on Sunday chose to keep the militaries release for the security of delicate setups and total security vigil in the federal capital, while settlements with protesters would be offered a choice on use of force.
It even more concurred in the meeting, which was held under the chair of the prime minister as well as participated in to name a few by Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, that the federal government would engage the protesters in discussion and quietly solve the issue.
It more concurred that civil law enforcement companies would handle the protesters and its general control would be offered to the Rangers.
The meeting additional chose to right away raise restriction on the transmission of personal tv channels as the function for which these channels were made off-air ended up being disadvantageous and the violence set off to other parts of the nation.
Sources in the ruling party notified The Nation that the army chief also held individually meeting with the prime minister, besides participating in the top-level security meeting, encouraged him to deal with the issue in harmony, and prevent the use of force as it would, even more, intensify the circumstance.
The prime minister and the chief of army staff, the security huddle was participated in by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, ISI DG Lt-Gen Naveed Mukhtar and other high-ranking authorities.
At the start of the meeting, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal informed individuals on the information of the settlements and later introducing of operation versus the protesters of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR).
After threadbare considerations it was lastly chosen that the army would satisfy its constitutional obligations under Article 245 of the Constitution and offer security to the delicate setups in the federal capital, but the army would not be used for distributing the protesters as it would breach the relationship of trust in between the army and individuals of Pakistan.
It was more chose that the variety of militaries workers currently released in the federal capital would not be increased.
It was more chose that civil law enforcement firms would be used to take on the protesters, and it was additional chose that the Rangers would be provided the complete charge of handling the protesters and later after the meeting, an official notice was also provided in this connection.
It was even more decided upon in the meeting that those condemned in damaging the statement for chosen agents relating to finality of Prophethood of Muhammad (PBUH) must be penalized as it was the only way to calm the stress, which still has the capacity of turning violent and swallowing up other parts of the nation.
In the meeting with Prime Minister Abbasi, Gen Bajwa ensured him that the militaries would give their obligations under the Constitution but made it clear that the army would not use force versus the public, which would stain the trust of the public in the militaries of the nation.
The army chief repeated his point that the matter ought to be fixed through settlements with protesters as mishandling of the scenario might activate riots and disruptions in other parts of the nation.
Sources notified The Nation that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif also had a different meeting with the chief of army staff and it was chosen that the individuals who intentionally or mistakenly devoted the error of presenting modifications in the statement for prospects on the finality of prophethood need to be brought to book as this would help water down stress.
The sources in the PML-N verified that the federal government was pondering to make Raja Zafarul Haq-led committee report on the matter public and get rid of the individuals associated with anyway in this mishandling of the statement kind, from their positions.
The protesters of TLYR who were staging a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange for the previous 20 days have been requiring the resignation of Law Minister Zahid Hamid and making of the inquiry report of Raja Zafarul Haq-led committee public.
The federal government has flatly contradicted the protesters need, and lastly used force to distribute the protesters but stopped working on getting the interchange cleared.