Almost all shops open in Lahore despite PTI protest: Pervaiz

DNA15-39ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said all shops are opened in Lahore on Monday despite the PTI call for shutdown. He said, however, the PTI workers forced Metro Bus Service to suspend its services in the city by throwing stones at the buses.    In an interview, the Minister urged the PTI Chief Imran Khan to come to the Parliament and play his due role in strengthening of Democracy through changes in the Constitution. He said that Imran Khan wanted to topple the government instead of rectifying the system. A Spokesman of Punjab Government Zaeem Qadri also condemned the forceful closure of Metro Bus service by PTI workers and termed it as a protest of violence. Meanwhile, Political Secretary to the PM Asif Kirmani has said residents of Lahore have rejected PTI’s call for shutdown.  In a statement, he said PTI blocked the roads and harassed the citizens, including school going children. DNA

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