Like in past, Imran Khan will lose Lahore election: Pervaiz Rashid

Says govt determined to transform Pakistan into secure country

LAHOREFederal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will face defeat in Lahore election like in the past.

Talking to the media after spending some time at Lahore’s Child Protection Bureau for Eid, he said that everyone is agreed on the desire to end terrorism, adding that no one is angry over it.

According to details, Pervaiz Rashid spent some time with homeless children atLahore’s Child Protection and wished them a happy Eid. He said everyone is on same page to end terrorism, adding that the Sindh and federal government are working together.

He said he is not worried that Imran Khan is coming to Lahore to start election campaign, adding that the result of the by-election will same as previous three elections.

The federal minister said that Pakistan is facing terrorism because of global circumstances. He said Pakistan was controlled by dictatorship at the time terrorism took the world in its fold. He alleged that the dictator-led regime did not take decisions in the best interest of the country.

Pervaiz Rashid has said that the government is fully resolved to transformPakistan into a secure, peaceful and prosperous country. He said the dictatorship lost ten precious years of the country and gave the gift of terrorism to people. He said the present government, led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, is determined to weed out terrorism.

The Minister said the campaign against terror is succeeding and 2015 is more secure as compared to last few years. He said incidents of terrorism have reduced and terrorists are now running away to other countries.

The Information Minister said Pakistan is in contact with Afghanistan and Kabulhas pledged that it would not allow its soil to be used for terrorism against other countries.


Pervaiz Rashid said all political parties are working in unison to eliminate terrorism and address the energy crisis. NNI

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