ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed concern over the growing VIP protocol at the country’s airports.
According to Express News, the Prime Minister’s Office issued a letter to all concerned ministries on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s concern over the growing VIP protocol at the country’s airports.
The letter sent to all the concerned ministries said that formal and informal protocols are provided by various agencies, this situation is not only discriminatory but also against the government’s policy against VIP culture, the Prime Minister said. He directed that the process of giving unauthorized protocol to government officials and other private persons should be stopped immediately, only protocol should be given to state guests, senior ministers and VIPs notified by the government. The head of the concerned institution will be held responsible for the violation and strict action will be taken against the violating officers.
Australia’s visit to Pakistan also began to cloud the concerns
Canberra: After the return of the New Zealand team, a cloud of fears began to hover over the tour of Australia to Pakistan next year.
A spokesman for Cricket Australia said: “We are closely monitoring the situation after the New Zealand series in Pakistan. We will contact the relevant authorities once we get the information.”
The Kangaroos are scheduled to visit Pakistan in February-March next year. The Australian team was last seen in action here in 1998. Reports in the foreign media have raised fears that if England also visits Pakistan next month. If he refuses to come, the Kangaroos will also be allowed not to play in the series.