Army to hold Islamabad security for three months

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to handover the security of Islamabad to Army for three months.

This was announced by Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday saying that Army will take control of federal capital’s security from August 1.

Nisar said the decision to allow Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold a protest in Islamabad will be given when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to the country. Nisar added that the PTI had not given the request for the rally to the Deputy Commissioner Islamabad.