PESHAWAR – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan appealed to the nation to remain calm and not fall prey to the designs of those deliberately fanning sectarian hatred and violence across the country.
In a press statement, Imran said it was once again clear that it is the innocent citizens who are always the hapless victims of these hate and violence agendas.
Khan appealed to the Ulema belonging to all schools of thought to put out the fires of sectarian hatred and restore peace, tolerance and understanding which epitomises the spirit of our great religion Islam.
He also called on all the political leaders to also proactively seek to restore normalcy and move people away from falling prey to the designs of those who seek to weaken Pakistan and damage Islam and its Ummah by creating cleavages of sectarian hatred.
The PTI Chairman pointed to the loss also of billions in terms of destroyed shops and markets and a halt to normal economic activity in the country.
He called on the PTI-led government in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa to play a proactive role in bringing back religious harmony and calm in the province by reaching out to all the Ulema and political leaders.
Khan said that those who were inciting people to sectarian violence were enemies of Islam and Pakistan.
Meanwhile the PTI has calked out strategy to block NATO supply on 23rd of November.
According to a private TV channel PTI Chairman Imran Khan would address a major public gathering at Peshawar’s Ring Road on 23rd November, which would also be addressed by Sheikh Rashid and other senior leaders.
It has been announced that immediately after the end of gathering, party activists and other participants would proceed to block NATO supplies from the destined points by special groups formed for the purpose.
In the first phase, the supplies would be blocked at Ring Road junction’s 3 points, to be followed by another such blockade at Pak-Afghan border.
Nearly 50,000 people are expected to participate in the rallies while all necessary security measures were being taken in this regard, the sources added.