Pervaiz Rasheed Fired as Information And Broadcasting Minister

One of the shocking news we can hear today is all about Pervaiz Rasheed. He has been fired from the post of information and Broadcasting Minister Pakistan. Our Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken back this post from Pervaiz Rasheed. The reason behind his removal is the issue of leak news about security meeting. Pervaiz Rasheed fired from his post on 29th October 2016 today, now everyone is thinking whether he leaked the information or not.

This news was published some hours before by an English paper that carried the story about the inside happenings of the meeting. This report became contentious because it harmed the national security. All the incident happened after the publication of Dawn’s story that, “Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military”, which reported details of a high level civil-military meeting. The discussion was about the issue of Pakistan’s banned outfits.

Inquiry Of Government On The Information Leaked

The high profile security meeting has now forced the government to know about who is responsible behind this leak of vital information. After the Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan launched the formal inquiry, Pervaiz Rasheed fired from his post.

Speaking to Dawn News, PM spokesperson Musadiq Malik also shared his views on this news. He said, “A committee has been formed for the investigation of Dawn’s story and investigations have entered the final phase.”

Musadiq Malik further added, “Pervaiz Rasheed was responsible for the Information Department and he is temporarily suspended from his post until investigations conclude. The committee was formed because no conclusive evidence has come forth. The details are with the committee Ch Nisar was heading.” The investigation report will only come when the investigation is over. The investigation is being done with all sobriety, all responsible will be punished.”

Pervaiz Rasheed Fired as Information And Broadcasting Minister

Imran Khan (PTI) Statement On Current Problems

On one side, Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is preparing for the lockdown of Islamabad on 2nd November 2016. The current government is trying to stop Imran Khan and his party members from doing so. On the other hand, Imran Khan is continually criticizing current government and he posted a message on social media that,

“Mubarak to nation! 1 darbari sacked, the other flees & the rest start trembling as they look over their shoulders! NS’s darbar disappearing!”

imran khan tweet about pervaiz rasheed

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