Maryam says going to Quetta without security clearance

Says acting like a ‘father of the nation’ prime minister should have gone to Quetta: Takes off from Lahore to Quetta

By: News Desk      Published: 02:12 PM, 7 Jan, 2021
Maryam says going to Quetta without security clearance

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz on Thursday said that the prime minister acting like a ‘father of the nation should have gone to the sit-in protest of Hazara community in Quetta, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Talking to media men in Lahore before her departure to Quetta to meet the protesting Hazaras, Maryam Nawaz said she will appeal to the Hazara mourners to bury the slain colliers.

“These unfortunate families are waiting for someone should come and share the grief in this testing time,” she added.

The PML-N Vice-President said she hoped the Quetta colliers will get justice. “I have not been given a security clearance. I am going to Quetta now,” Maryam said.

Later, the plane carrying the PML-N Vice-President took off from Lahore Airport for Quetta.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured Hazara families protesting in Pakistan that he would visit them soon and urge them to bury their loved ones.

Imran Khan tweeted “I want to reassure the Hazara families who lost their loved ones in a brutal terrorist attack in Machh that I am cognisant of their suffering and their demands.”

The Prime Minister added, “The government is taking steps to prevent such attacks in the future.”

It is pertinent to note that 11 coalminers belonging to the Hazara community sleeping in their room were held at gunpoint and executed by unidentified attackers in the Mach coal field area in the early hours of Sunday morning.