TLP protest: Sheikh Rasheed returns to Pakistan from UAE

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed returned to Pakistan on Saturday morning after he was called back by the prime minister, to deal with the ongoing security situation in the country.

According to the details, the interior minister had gone to the UAE to watch the Pakistan-India T20 World Cup match on Sunday.

While speaking to reporters a few days earlier, Rasheed had said PM Imran Khan had approved his request for a two-day holiday to watch the game live in the UAE.

However, the prime minister urged the interior minister to return to the country to tackle the current law and order situation in Pakistan.

The minister arrived in Islamabad via the Airblue flight PA-213 from Sharjah today.

On the other hand, the Opposition parties and a banned organisation have staged separate protests in multiple cities of the country, resulting in Islamabad, Lahore and Rawalpindi being partially shut down.

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