Pakistan on Friday launched an online visa system for 191 countries in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision to facilitate the visa process for the public, and the system has received a strong response from day one.
Addressing a news conference in Peshawar on Friday, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said the government had launched an online visa system for 191 countries in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision to facilitate the visa process for the public. What is it. The manual visa system does not exist today.
He said the online visa system would help alleviate the scourge of corruption and ensure transparency, as well as address people’s grievances over China and Afghanistan. On the first day, the online system received about 200,000 visa applications, he said.
Responding to a question, the Minister said that 528 NGOs were operating in Pakistan and added that action would be taken against NGOs involved in politics.
Sheikh Rashid said that no one would be allowed to spit poison in the Pakistan Army. He said that the matter of hate speech of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI) leader Mufti Kifayatullah has been referred to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
He said that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has no blemish in the politics of the country and he is going into the blind alley of the opposition.
The minister clarified once again that the passport of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will not be renewed on February 16, and it will be considered canceled.
He said that at present Pakistan has no extradition treaty with the UK under which Nawaz Sharif can be brought back. However, efforts are being made on all fronts to combat corruption cases.
Welcoming the Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) willingness to contest the Senate elections, Rashid said matters had to be resolved through dialogue at the end of the day.
He said that it was becoming easier for Prime Minister Imran Khan to run the affairs of the state, who claimed that he was beaten against the mafia.
He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was fighting against the scourge of corruption and no action would be taken against corrupt elements.
Responding to a question, he said that protection of minority holy places and their leadership was the top priority of the government and directed the KP Chief Minister to take stern notice of the recent tragedy in Karak.
Rashid said that political parties are free to exercise their political rights as guaranteed by the constitution and maintained that the government would take stern action against the armed wings of political parties in the country. “We have taken serious note of the armed wings of political parties and are considering banning them,” he said.
He said that he visited Torkham border today and said that border management system with Afghanistan and other countries would be further strengthened as per international standards.
He said that the government strongly believes in the freedom of media which has a huge role to play in the democratic process. Directed to guide. He strongly condemned India’s nefarious designs against Pakistan and added that its malicious media propaganda has been exposed to the world.
Responding to a question about the PDM, the minister said that it was encouraging that the PPP had decided to contest the Senate and by-elections and hoped that the PML-N would do the same. Will follow. He claimed that the PDM was ready to create political chaos and instability in the country, besides pushing Maulana Fazlur Rehman into a dead end.
“There is always room for dialogue in politics and strong politicians never get back.” He said that the government would adopt a strategy in line with the scenario set after the PDM decisions.
He said that concrete steps were being taken to bring down the prices of all essential commodities, adding that efforts were being made to curb the rise in prices this year. The Chief Secretaries of all the provinces were directed to take stern action against the elements involved in price hike and hoarding and to reduce the prices of essential commodities.
Responding to a question, he said that the people of KP had made unprecedented sacrifices in the war on terror and never surrendered to inhumane forces.
He said there were still threats to Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore where security had been beefed up and police patrols had been stepped up. Rashid said that due to the sacrifices made by Pakistan, FC and police forces, the law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has significantly improved, including the integrated areas.
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