No threat to democracy: Rashid

LAHORE: Federal Information Minister, Pervaiz Rashid said on Saturday that there was no threat to democracy in the country.

Speaking at a ceremony at the Punjab University, the information minister said it was the responsibility of the government to provide answers to those asking questions and there should be no restrictions on freedom of expression.

Speaking to the media after the ceremony, Rashid said it was a democratic right to hold protests and rallies and there was no pressure by the government on anyone. He added that democracy was a threat for politicians coming from and going to Canada.

The information minister stressed that the issue of terrorism in Pakistan should be resolved without any further bloodshed.