He said, “Let the opposition fulfill its desire to come to Islamabad.” He guaranteed that Imran Khan would complete his 5-year tenure as he is going nowhere. He expressed these views while talking to media persons after visiting the FIA headquarters on Wednesday.
He said the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) was not production of Gate No-4, but believed in democratic course of action. He said, “I believe that Bilawal Bhutto is in better political position during the current campaign.” He said the government wanted to initiate positive negotiations to strengthen democracy in the country.
He reiterated that the government was ready to negotiate with the opposition on all national issues except corruption cases. He said Prime Minister Imran Khan was also ready to hold positive talks with the opposition on all national issues except corruption cases. Sheikh Rashid said the government, under the leadership of Imran Khan, would complete its five-year constitutional tenure. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) always supported the democratic process. PML-N President Shahbaz was also in favour of reconciliation.
He said names of around 400 people were on the Exit Control List (ECL) and directives have been issued to FIA to remove all unnecessary names from it. Similarly, he said thousands of people were also in the blacklist. He said FIA would be made people friendly organisation. Permission was given to FIA for recruiting 1,000 personnel in Cyber Wing, he added.
The minister said the government was going to release Rs2 billion for the upgradation and enhancing the capacity of different sections of FIA, especially Cyber Crime Wing. He said he had directed to enhance the strength of the agency and potency of 2,000 new workforce would be added.
The minister said that he would closely monitor problems being faced by the general public in Nadra and steps would be taken in collaboration with all stakeholders. He said action would also be taken against fake prize schemes. Earlier, upon his arrival at FIA headquarters, the interior minister laid a wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.