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NSC decides to not close doors of negotiations on banned TLP outfit protesting


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ISLAMABAD:– National Security Committee (NSC) on Friday has decided to not close doors of negotiations on the banned outfit protesting across the country.

During the meeting chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan, Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid and Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noorul Haq Qadri briefed the participants over the external links of the banned outfit.

A report was also presented to devise proper strategy to deal with the law and order situation emerged as a result of illegal acts of the proscribed organization in the country.

Meanwhile, the attendees were informed that the protesters directly attacked police and martyred three personnel.

The meeting was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Director General Intelligence Bureau (IB) and some key ministers.

On the other hand, locals are facing problems in travelling due to blockage of GT Road at different areas following the protest of banned outfit. The mobile phone and internet services in Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Jhelum have also been suspended.

All the markets in Rawalpindi are also partially closed as protesters of the banned outfit continue their march to the federal capital.

Rawalpindi administration has also suspended metro bus service from Saddar to Faizabad for two days and closed all roads linking to Murree Road in view of protest by banned outfit.

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