Speaking in the National Assembly on the recent attack on security check post in North Waziristan, Minister of State for States and Frontier Region Shehryar Afridi on Tuesday (May 28) categorically said no body will be allowed to challenge the writ of the state and cast an evil eye on the country.
The Minister of State strongly denounced the attack on the security check post in Waziristan, and the language used by certain elements against the armed forces. He recalled that the Armed forces have rendered immense sacrifices in the war on terror and we should respect them. He said that no compromise will be made on the law and the constitution and anybody hurling accusation against a State Institution will be penalized.
He said that there are foreign forces which want to destabilize Pakistan and we have to demonstrate unity to foil their designs. Shehryar Khan Afridi said that efforts are afoot to empower the tribal people. He said that ninety-five billion rupees have been released for the development of tribal districts. He said more funds will be released for the prosperity of tribal people. He said we have also addressed their longstanding issues including clearing their blocked National identity cards. He said we have consistently engaged tribal people to bring them into the national mainstream.
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20 July, 2019