PTI withdraws plea seeking permission to hold rally in Islamabad
PTI withdraws plea seeking permission to hold rally in Islamabad.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has withdrawn its plea seeking permission to hold rally in Islamabad.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday heard a petition of PTI seeking permission to hold a sit-in and hold a rally. During the hearing, the lawyer requested to withdraw the petition, which was accepted by Chief Justice Aamer Farooq.
It is pertinent to mention here that the PTI leadership decided to stage a sit-in at Faizabad Chowk in Rawalpindi and the PTI leaders have filed an appeal to the administration for security.
Earlier, the district administration of Rawalpindi and law enforcing institutions have suggested to change the venue of PTI sit-in.
As per sources, PTI wants to stage a sit-in near Faizabad, Rawalpindi administration and law enforcement agencies have proposed to bring the venue of PTI’s sit-in to Allama Iqbal Park. PTI Rawalpindi leaders sought more time to consult on the change of venue.
Meanwhile, security of sensitive buildings and Pakistan-England cricket series are likely to be affected due to PTI’s sit-in in Rawalpindi on November 26. Team England will reach Islamabad on November 26.
The sources also revealed that PTI Chairman Imran Khan will arrive in Rawalpindi by helicopter, security arrangements from helicopter to stage are also being reviewed. There are also very important installations near Faizabad in Rawalpindi, the Rawalpindi administration has informed the PTI leaders of all the concerns.