August 5 will be observed as 'Youm-e-Istehsal' across Pakistan: Sh Rashid

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Monday has announced to observe two years of scrapping special status of Occupied Kashmir on August 5 as ‘Youm-e-Istehsal’ across Pakistan.

Talking to media, the minister said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is fighting the war of reconciliation and resistance. All the narratives of PML-N have gone wasted, he added.

Sheikh Rashid said that the power-hungry opposition leaders are not getting desired appreciation from the nation. PML-N is getting affected due to its own ineffective policies, he stated. 

Sheikh Rashid further said that law and order situation will be maintained during the holy month of Muharram.

Responding to a question, the Interior Minister said progress has been made in Dasu Dam incident. China has always stood by Pakistan in difficult times. Foolproof security arrangements have been made for security of Chinese people in Pakistan, he went on to say.

The interior minister said an Afghan team has arrived in Islamabad for investigation into incident involving Afghan Ambassador daughter. He said the authorities concerned will fully cooperate with the Afghan team.

Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has decided to issue Covid-19 vaccination certificates. A vaccination verification system for both local and foreigners is being launched in the NADRA, he told.

He said Islamabad administration has been directed to further secure the diplomatic enclave. 190 more security cameras will be installed there.