Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed, Pakistan’s interior minister, stated on Friday that 40 percent of the border barrier work between Pakistan and Iran has been finished.
At a public meeting in front of the Lal Haveli secretariat on the occasion of the elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the minister said that peace and progress in Pakistan are linked to stability in Afghanistan.
He said work on the border fence with Afghanistan had been completed and Pakistan wanted to send a message to Afghanistan’s foreign minister that they wanted peace in the region.
He said Pakistan would not allow its land to be used against any country, and Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced not to hand over its airbase to the United States.
“Despite implementing all but one recommendation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), it has decided to keep Pakistan on the gray list because Pakistan is a nuclear power,” he added.
Sheikh Rashid said Prime Minister Imran Khan has given him an important role and he will work as expected. “I am the voice for the underprivileged and I heard my opinions from the Prime Minister. I told the cabinet about growing costs and common people’s difficulties, “He stated that. He said.
The minister criticized the opposition, saying they would not beat Imran Khan and that he would win the next state election and upcoming elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
He said he arranged a public meeting to get votes for candidate Azad Kashmir Javed But. He said that many Kashmiris had been living in rented buildings in Rawalpindi for the past 70 years and no one had given them property rights, adding that the current government would work for them.
He said he was the only politician in the country who worked in 15 ministries and that no corruption case had been brought against him. He says he works for poor people in the city.
The minister said he will retire from politics after the Leh Nullah Express and Flood Channel Highway projects are completed because his ambition is to complete the projects while helping people living around zero.