PR No. 116 Interior Minister calls on the Prime Minister Islamabad, April 12, 2017

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today.


The Minister for Interior briefed the Prime Minister on his meeting with Secretary General of the OIC with particular reference to the blasphemous material which has been taking rounds on the social media for the last few weeks.


The Prime Minister highly appreciated the proposal forwarded by the Interior Minister to the OIC Secretary General for convening of OIC Special Ministerial Summit at Islamabad to present a unanimous stand by the Muslim Ummah on blasphemous material.


The Prime Minster said that love and appreciation for the Prophet (PBUH) is a part of our faith and asked the Minister to ensure that all perpetrators are brought to justice, without any exception.


Minister for Interior also briefed the Prime Minister about the exceptional contribution of the work force of Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) in development of defence industry of the country and their vital role for the Armed Forces of Pakistan in protecting the motherland. The Minister also referred to the historical role of POF work force during 1965 and 1971 wars.


Minister for Interior also apprised the Prime Minister that his incentive package for POF employees, announced at the time of his visit, has not been implemented so far. The Prime Minister constituted a committee headed by Minister for Defence Production and comprising of Minister for Interior and Minister for Finance, to formulate and present final recommendations within one week. The Prime Minister assured the Minister for Interior that announcements made during his visit to POF shall be honoured at every cost.