ISLAMABAD/Lahore – Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday appreciated the Pakistan Air Drive position in making certain aerial defence of the nation, particularly the one displayed throughout February this 12 months.
The prime minister stated this throughout his go to to the Air Headquarters in Islamabad the place he additionally laid floral wreath on the Martyrs monument.
In addition to performing its position for defending the nation’s aerial frontiers in a extremely skilled approach, the PAF has outstanding contributions within the battle in opposition to terrorism, varied nation constructing actions and in projecting the optimistic picture of Pakistan, he stated on the event.
Earlier, upon his arrival on the Air Headquarters, Chief of Air Workers Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan welcomed him and was offered guard of honour.
Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor to PM on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Defence Manufacturing Minister Zubaida Jalal Khan and SAPM Firdous Awan accompanied the PM.
Later, addressing the members of the Sikh non secular group in Lahore, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured them that his authorities will make all efforts to facilitate pilgrims who go to Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib, in addition to different Sikh holy websites in numerous cities of Pakistan.
“This isn’t a favour, this was our responsibility,” he the prime minister stated. He promised to make entry for Sikh pilgrims as straightforward as doable saying that he realised that Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib had been as holy for Sikhs as Makkah and Madinah had been for Muslims.
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar had organized the primary Worldwide Sikh conference on the Governor Home in Lahore which started on Saturday and was attended by Sikh delegates from the US, United Kingdom and Europe.
Throughout his deal with, Prime Minister Imran Khan additionally addressed the continued tensions between India and Pakistan whereas reiterating that the latter is not going to provoke any navy motion however will retaliated with full pressure in case of any aggression.
The prime minister additionally stated that he’ll proceed to boost his voice for the residents of Indian-occupied Kashmir, who’ve been beneath a restrictive lockdown for the previous 27 days.
“Nobody who has any humanity left (in them) can tolerate the present state of affairs in Kashmir. We will by no means settle for that you simply place eight million folks beneath lockdown for 27 days and reduce off all communication.”
Prime Minister Imran additional stated that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) — believed to be the dad or mum organisation of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) — was following a “totalitarian and racist ideology” that was not in accordance with the teachings of any faith.
“The path during which RSS is taking India has no place for any [minority]. What is going on with Muslims proper now in India […] it is not going to cease right here. If they don’t seem to be stopped, they’ll come after the Dalits; they’ll sooner or later come after the Sikhs.”
The premier identified to the conference that his overtures for peace had been dismissed by the Indian authorities, and the latter had continued to place ahead circumstances earlier than it could interact. “[They acted] like a superpower does when telling a poor nation to do that, try this. I used to be very stunned,” he stated.
“I don’t consider that battle can resolve any downside. Whoever thinks that isn’t wise, he has not learn world historical past. In the event you resolve one downside by waging battle, 4 extra spring up due to it. Everybody who has tried to unravel issues by waging battle has misplaced, even in victory. It takes years for a rustic to get better from the losses,” the PM added.