ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid has said that Pakistan deployed more personnel on security of Kiwis than entire forces of New Zealand.
Talking to media persons, the Interior Minister said the Army security was provided to the Kivisteam after a decision to this effect by the cabinet. He said the nation should not be dejected as the day will come when all the teams will visit us.
Criticizing country’s opposition, Interior Minister said that opposition should not throw stones at government while living in a glass house and urged them to talk with government over electronic voting machines (EVMs).
Informing media persons about arrangement regarding Chehlum of martyrs of Karbala, Sheikh Rashid said that government has decided to deploy Army and Rangers and suspend mobile phone service.
Talking about Afghanistan situation, he categorically stated that Pakistan has neither established any refugee camp nor has received new refugees from Afghanistan.
The Interior Minister said Pakistan wants return of three million Afghan refugees to their homeland after the return of stability there.
Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the borders of Pakistan are safe and secured.
Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said Pakistan has helped evacuate sixteen thousand people including diplomats and representatives of IMF and the World Bank from Afghanistan.
Sheikh Rashid said Pakistan is an important country of the region and efforts are being made for its security and prosperity. He said India is resorting to propaganda against Pakistan following failure of its machinations in Afghanistan.
The Interior Minister said those who are possessing dual passports and identity cards are being given time by the 31st of October to withdraw the additional documents.