PM calls CM; asks to use dialogue to address protests

ISLAMABAD, Aug 25 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Sunday said peaceful protest was an inalienable right of all Pakistanis and political parties and directed the Punjab government to ensure no violation in this regard. Talking to Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on telephone, the Prime Minister said democracy and peaceful protests were interlinked. He said the government of Punjab must ensure that no authority creates any impediment in the way of this constitutional right of all citizens including the political parties. He said all issues should be resolved through dialogue.
(Courtesy: Associated Press of Pakistan)