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Capital Police advise seminaries towards permitting ‘strangers’ keep in mosques, madressahs



ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police have mentioned its Anti-Extremism Unit has “accomplished contacts” with all seminaries concerning not permitting strangers to reside at or spend the night time at mosques and madressahs.

In a publish on social media platform X (previously Twitter) on Thursday night time, it said, “There isn’t any permission to remain in mosques. Strangers won’t be allowed to remain at or spend the night time in mosques and madressahs.”

It didn’t elaborate any additional on what a “stranger” is.

With regard to opening seminaries, the police mentioned it had already issued directives on the matter. “The permission of the authorised our bodies is critical to open an academic establishment or madressah.”

The assertion quoted the capital police and the district administration appreciating the ulema and directors who abided by the regulation.

The transfer comes amid heightened terrorism within the nation in current months, particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, after the banned militant Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan ended its ceasefire with the federal government in November final 12 months.

Every week in the past, a suicide bomber ripped by means of a procession celebrating the beginning of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) on 12 Rabiul Awwal in Mastung, claiming the lives of greater than 50 individuals, together with a police officer, spiritual leaders, and youngsters.

No militant group has come ahead to say accountability for the bombing, prompting claims from the federal government that the Indian intelligence company, RAW, was concerned.

The identical day, a minimum of 5 individuals have been killed in twin bombings at a mosque inside a police station in KP’s Hangu.

The subsequent day, Chief of Military Workers Common Asim Munir had mentioned that the terrorists and facilitators behind the assaults on twelfth Rabiul Awwal have been “proxies of the enemies of Pakistan and its individuals”.

Earlier this month, knowledge compiled by the Pakistan Institute for Battle and Safety Research mentioned the variety of militant assaults in August was the best tally for month-to-month strikes in virtually 9 years.

The police directive additionally follows a crackdown on undocumented immigrants residing throughout the nation, a lot of whom are Afghan nationals, with an ultimatum given earlier this week to depart Pakistan by October 31, or else danger imprisonment and deportation to their respective nations.

The choice had been taken in an apex committee assembly headed by Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and attended by COAS Gen Munir, amongst others. The committee additionally determined that motion throughout the border can be topic to passports and visas, whereas digital Afghan identification playing cards (or e-tazkiras) would solely be accepted till Oct 31.

After the passage of the deadline, the authorities will kickstart an operation concentrating on unlawful properties and companies owned by immigrants or these being run in collaboration with Pakistani nationals.

Following a harsh response from Afghan authorities — that the choice was unacceptable — the International Workplace had said a day in the past that the crackdown was not aimed toward any explicit ethnic group.

Interim International Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani additionally defended the transfer, saying that it was “in step with the worldwide observe”.

In the meantime, the Islamabad police had mentioned that out of 1,126 overseas nationals detained by the police, greater than 600 individuals have been in a position to produce their legitimate paperwork, after which the police officers allowed them to go dwelling.

It had added that to this point a minimum of 67 circumstances have been registered at totally different police stations and requested the general public to not hyperlink undocumented overseas nationals with legal actions.


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KP witnessed 563 terror incidents in 2023, reveals report



PESHAWAR: The Anti-Terrorism Division (CTD) on Thursday launched a report on the fear incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2023.

In line with the CTD report, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) witnessed as many as 563 terror incidents this yr. Out of 563 incidents, police had been focused 243 occasions.

In line with the report, the very best 132 incidents of terrorism had been reported in Dera Ismail Khan, 103 incidents in Khyber and 89 terror incidents had been reported in Peshawar?

The report additional revealed that 86 occasions terrorists attacked North Waziristan and 50 occasions South Waziristan? The report additional stated that as many as 837 terrorists had been taken into custody.

The best variety of arrested outlaws was from Peshawar 245.

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Sindh broadcasts winter holidays for colleges



KARACHI: The Sindh authorities on Thursday introduced winter holidays for personal and authorities colleges and different instructional establishments, throughout the province.

In line with a notification issued by the Sindh Schooling and Literacy Division, the winter holidays will begin from December 22 to December 31.

All private and non-private training establishments within the province will stay closed as a result of winter holidays from December 22 to December 31.

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COAS, Kuwaiti Crown Prince talk about issues of mutual curiosity



KUWAIT Metropolis: Chief of Military Employees Basic Asim Munir on Wednesday referred to as on Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and held an in depth assembly with him involving discussions on issues of mutual curiosity.

The Military Chief was accompanied by Minister for Regulation and Justice and Minister for Local weather Change and Environmental Coordination Ahmad Irfan Aslam.

The assembly was additionally attended by Pakistan Ambassador to Kuwait Malik Mohammad Farooq.

Earlier, COAS Basic Asim Munir arrived in Kuwait, accompanied by a navy delegation on an official go to that can final a number of days.

Upon his arrival, he was acquired by His Excellency the Chief of Basic Employees of the Military, Main Basic Engineer Dr. Ghazi Hassan Al-Shammari, and quite a few senior military officers.

In the meantime, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah met on Wednesday and agreed to deepen bilateral relationship between their nations in various fields.

The prime minister reaffirmed the significance Pakistan attaches to its relationship with Kuwait and reiterated the will to additional increase bilateral cooperation in various fields, the PM Workplace’s media wing stated.

PM Kakar underscored the resolve to forge deeper financial engagement between Pakistan and Kuwait-including in commerce, vitality, data expertise, labour, mineral and investments.

The Crown Prince of Kuwait reciprocated the emotions of the Prime Minister and reiterated the will of Kuwaiti management to additional deepen and broaden bilateral relations with Pakistan.


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