ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Tuesday said the Federal Cabinet had decided to continue ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan.
He said this while addressing media in Islamabad about decisions taken by the Federal Cabinet, which met in the Islamabad today (Tuesday) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
The federal minister said the cabinet approved Interior Ministry’s report recommending the ban on TLP to continue.
“The ban on TLP has been imposed on merit and in light of solid facts as the organization was involved in arson and torture of police personnel,” he said adding that the Law Ministry was working to get the election symbol of TLP cancelled as per the law.
The federal cabinet has also announced three-day Eid ul Adha holidays from July 20 to 22.
Fawad Chaudhry said that the summary regarding holidays of Eid had been approved by the cabinet.
He apprised that the cabinet also approved 15 percent special announce for the armed forces, including paramilitary forces of Rangers and Frontier Corps. He said that salaries of armed forces were not increased for two years.
The minister said extra security from people including federal cabinet members was being withdrawn, as former chief ministers, judges and many other people had kept innumerable personnel for their security.