Rangers, FC to be deployed in AJK General Election: Rashid

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says on the request of election commission 7200 personnel of Rangers and FC will be deployed in Azad Kashmir to ensure smooth conduct of elections there on 25th of this month.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Monday, he said army is always ready to support Election Commission for security purposes.

The Minister expressed hope that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will form the next government in Azad Kashmir.

Commenting on issuance of fake national identification cards by National Database and Registration Authority, he said 39 officials have been suspended in Karachi and this will not be tolerated.

The Minister said a summary has been moved regarding the decision about Tehreek e Labaik Pakistan which will be discussed in tomorrow’s meeting of federal cabinet. 

Responding to a question, he said India has always remained involved in sabotage activities in Pakistan. He however said that our security agencies always foiled their sordid designs.


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