TLP protests – Sheikh Rasheed arrives in Lahore for third round of talks with banned party
ISLAMABAD – Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has reached Lahore to lead third round of talks with leadership of banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in order to defuse ongoing tension erupted after protests launched by the outlawed outfit.
Earlier today, Federal Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain in a tweet said that second round of talks with the leaders of the religio-political party has concluded without mentioning if the talks ended positively.
He added that Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar and provincial law minister Raja Bashrat represented the government in the talks.
کالعدم تحریک لبیک اور حکومت پنجاب کے درمیان مذاکرات کا دوسرا راؤنڈ کچھ دیر پہلے اختتام پذیر ہوا، گورنر پنجاب چوہدری سرور اور وزیر قانون راجہ بشارت نے حکومت کی نمائندگی کی تیسرا راؤنڈ رات کو دس بجے ہو گا جس میں وزیر داخلہ شیخ رشید اور وزیر مذھبی امور نور الحق قادری شریک ہوں گے،— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) April 19, 2021
The information minister further said that the third round of talks will begin at 10pm, adding that Sheikh Rasheed and Federal Religious Minister Pir Noorul Haq Qadri will hold meeting with the TLP leaders.
Earlier, in a video statement, Sheikh Rasheed said that 11 policemen, who were taken hostage in Lahore, have been released after successful talks between the Punjab government and the outlawed TLP.
نیوز اپڈیٹ— Sheikh Rashid Ahmed (@ShkhRasheed) April 18, 2021
اسلام آباد: 19 اپریل
وفاقی وزیر داخلہ شیخ رشید احمد کا اہم ویڈیو پیغام جاری pic.twitter.com/kvXqVjWP9U
He said the first round of talks have been concluded positively following which the policemen were released and the protesters had gone inside the Masjid Rehmatulil Alameen, the centre of TLP protests.
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