No relaxation for anti-state elements
Islamabad, January 21: Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the government was determined to curb lawlessness in Gilgit and extremists would be dealt with an iron hand.
Talking to Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Mehdi Shah, who met with him in Islamabad, Malik said that all necessary steps will be taken to maintain law and order and those who were trying to challenge the writ of the government would soon be brought to justice.
Rehman Malik said that the salaries of police personnel had been increased and now they should do their duties honestly.
He assured CM that central government would help the GB government to take action against enemies of peace.
“Law breaker should remember that we have no soft corner for them and no relaxation will be given to the anti-state elements”, he added.
CM told Malik about the problems of people of Diamar and requested him for setting up a passport office in Chilas Federal Interior Minister said that government had decided and passport office would be established in next month.
Meanwhile Mehdi Shah talking to media said that meeting was fruitful and central government had agreed to provide bullet proof vehicles for GB police