Govt determined to transform Pakistan into secure country: Rasheed


LAHORE: Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed says the Government is fully resolved to transform Pakistan into a secure, peaceful and prosperous country.


He was talking to newsmen after celebrating Eid with children at Child Protection Bureau in Lahore on Friday.

The Minister said the dictatorship lost ten precious years of the country and gave the gift of terrorism to people. He said the present government, led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, is determined to weed out terrorism.

He said the campaign against terror is succeeding and 2015 is more secure as compared to last few years. He said incidents of terrorism have reduced and terrorists are now running away to other countries.

The Information Minister said Pakistan is in contact with Afghanistan and Kabul has pledged that it would not allow its soil to be used for terrorism against other countries.

Pervaiz Rasheed said all political parties are working in unison to eliminate terrorism and address the energy crisis.