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Sheikh Rasheed, the Federal Minister for Railways announced on Friday that Prime Minister Imran Khan will be travelling on the Sir Syed Express after arriving back in Rawalpindi upon the end of his tour to Iran and China.
The ARY News reported that Sheikh Rasheed while speaking at a press conference in Lahore, confirmed PM Imran Khan’s visit to China and Iran, which were announced by the Foreign Ministry earlier at yesterday’s press briefing. While discussing the plans of PM Khan’s rail journey aboard the Sir Syed Express, Sheikh Rasheed added that he will extend an invitation to the Iranian and Chinese ambassadors to join him on his journey alongside their families. Prime Minister Imran Khan and the foreign ambassadors and their families will be taken to Attock Khurd on the Sir Syed Express.
Sheikh Rasheed predicted that if Narendra Modi fails to achieve the desired number of votes in the ongoing polls, India is likely to amplify its efforts of terrorism through its networks in Pakistan.
The Federal Minister for Railways added that after returning from his visits to China and Iran, Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend a luncheon in Rawalpindi. He stated that it will be a great honor for Pakistan Railways that Imran Khan will be travelling in the Sir Syed Express.
While commenting on the verdicts of bail petitions, Sheikh Rasheed quoted an interview by Aitzaz Ahsan, senior PPP leader, and law expert, who had also criticized the verdicts issued on these bail appeals. The Federal Minister of Railways stressed that even Ahsan, who is an expert on Pakistani and international laws, has stated that there is no example of such verdicts in bail petitions throughout the world.
Threat from India if Modi Loses the Election
While commenting on the Indian general elections and threat emanating from India, Sheikh Rasheed predicted that if Narendra Modi fails to achieve the desired number of votes in the ongoing polls, India is likely to amplify its efforts of terrorism through its networks in Pakistan.
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He predicted, “If Modi does not succeed in grabbing the number of votes he desires, India will attempt to ignite terrorism through its networks in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”. However, he stressed that Pakistan is a sovereign nation and Prime Minister Imran Khan will succeed in gaining control over all these challenges and threats.
Research & writing by Mina Jahangir with editing and additional inputs by Sana Mushtaq at the GVS News Desk.