PM takes notice of missing persons families' sit-in, assures of govt cooperation

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Imran Khan, taking note of the ongoing sit-in by the families of missing persons in Islamabad, has assured of government cooperation and that he would soon meet with representatives of the affected families.

At the direction of the Prime Minister, Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari visited the protest camp at D Chowk and met the families of the alleged missing persons.

Dr Mazari conveyed the message of Prime Minister Imran Khan in which he requested the families to end the sit-in. The Prime Minister assured that he would soon meet the representative committee of the families.

The families were asked to provide a list of missing persons to the Minister of Human Rights so that the details of their loved ones and the current situation can be ascertained before the PM meets with the representatives of the affected families.

During the meeting with Dr Shireen Mazari, the affected families demanded to ensure the recovery of their loved ones on priority basis, to which the Federal Minister said that their demands would be conveyed to Prime Minister Imran Khan and the government would extend all possible cooperation to the families.