Government initiates strict action against illegal housing societies: Senate informed

Islamabad, August 18, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Senate was informed on Thursday that the present government has initiated strict action against illegal housing societies. Minister of State for Law Shahadat Awan assured the house during question hour that those who hoodwinked the masses will not be spared and they will land in prisons.

He said cases of illegal housing societies are before the NAB and FIA. He said a campaign has also been started to create awareness amongst masses about these illegal housing societies. The Minister of State told the house that Pakistanis enjoy visa free access to forty six countries. He said efforts are afoot to further improve the image of Pakistan in the world.

Responding to points raised by the opposition leader Shahzad Wasim, Leader of House in the Senate Azam Nazeer Tarar said it was the PTI government which victimized political opponents during its tenure. He said a case was registered against Shehbaz Gill as per the law for inciting mutiny in a state institution. Assuring there will be no custodial torture of the PTI leader, he, however said nobody can be allowed to escape investigation and that the law will take its course in the case.

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