TLP agreed to call off sit-ins across the country: Sheikh Rasheed
ISLAMABAD: The federal government and the Tehreek e Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) have reached an agreement to end sit-ins across the country.
As per the agreement, sit-ins will be called off, TLP workers and its chief Saad Hussain Rizvi will be freed, a resolution regarding expulsion of the French ambassador will be tabled in the House, the ban on the religious party will be withdrawn.
In a video message, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has confirmed that talks between the government and the TLP had remained successful.
He said it had been agreed that the TLP will call off its sit-ins across the country including at Masjid ul Rahmatul Lil Alameen.
He said the cases registered against TLP activists including those under the Fourth Schedule will also be withdrawn and that the process of talks will be taken forward.
The interior minister said a resolution will be presented in the National Assembly on Tuesday (today) regarding the expulsion of the French Ambassador from the country.
Meanwhile, the National Assembly session which was earlier scheduled to take place on Thursday is now being held at three this afternoon. A notification regarding change in schedule of the session was issued by the National Assembly secretariat this morning.