Social media drive against sacrifices of martyrs ‘horrifying’

F.P. Report
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday while expressing his displeasure said that the social media campaign, aimed at belittling and ridiculing the sacrifices of martyrs, was horrifying.
On his Twitter handle, he observed that the self-righteous political narratives were poisoning the minds of the youth and spurring the hate speech. Expressing his worry, the prime minister questioned ‘Which way are we headed?” and stressed that the moment called for a deep reflection.
After the army copter crash on August 1, certain political zealots and a section of social media activists, launched an abhorring and unacceptable campaign on popular social media platforms to advance their personal and political malice, which drew a strong reaction from the people belonging to all walks of life, political leadership and the state institutions.
PM, Amir of Qatar discuss issues of mutual interest: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday and exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.
Qatar and Pakistan enjoy close and cordial relations. Qatar is home to over 200,000 Pakistani diaspora that is playing a pivotal role in the development of Qatar and Pakistan.
PM thanks UAE President for investment in Pakistan: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Sunday thanked President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan for investment of his country in Pakistan.
In a tweet on social media platform Twitter, he said, “Grateful to my brother His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan @MohamedBinZayed for the investment that the UAE is going to make in various sectors of Pakistan.” “Both brotherly countries are very keen to further strengthen their multifaceted relationship,” the PM added.