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Sheikh Rasheed says 2680kms fencing along Pak-Afghan border completed

Written by The Frontier Post

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said fencing on 2680 kilometers of area along Pak-Afghan border has been completed while the remaining 20 kilometers will be completed soon.

Speaking on a point of order in the Upper House of the Parliament, Senate, on Friday, he said that we are also trying to complete fencing on two hundred kilometer remaining areas across Pak-Iran border.

The minister said for durable peace we were engaged with TTP on different issues when the police constables of Shaheen Squad were attacked in Islamabad.

Condemning the Lahore blast, he said the investigation into the incident are underway and no one will be allowed to spoil the peace of the country.

Sheikh Rashid also taunted that the opposition can conduct as many marches as they want and further suggested that Jamiat Ulema-Islam (JUI-F) Molana Fazl-ur-Rehman should consult with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and march together.

Three Ordinances were also laid before the House.

These include; “the National Rehmatul-Lil-Aalameen Authority Ordinance, 2021”, “the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Ordinance 2021” and the Pakistan Nursing Council (Emergency Management) Ordinance, 2021”.

The House will now meet again on Monday at 2:30 p.m.

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