Govt and TLP Dialog Successful, Sit Ins End Today

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Sheikh Rashid Ahmed in his latest video tweet mentioned that govt and TLP have successfully concluded the third phase of dialogs. It have been decided that govt will bring a resolution on National Assembly today, for the expulsion of French ambassador from Pakistan. Meanwhile TLP will end its all sit ins across the country.

Also later through a notification all the TLP’s arrested workers will be freed and no court cases will be pursued against them for anything done during the recent few days of protests. The tweet through which Sheikh Rashid Ahmed revealed all these details is as follows.

Earlier it was announced by Sheikh Rashid Ahmed that they had started dialog with the TLP and are hopeful that it will conclude with some positive outcome. During same first dialog the TLP had freed 11 policemen which they had hostage with them. Finally it took three full phases of dialog before the both involved parties came to terms with each other.

According to government of Pakistan, they do share the objectives with TLP but don’t want to adopt their approach and want to handle handle things more responsibly. TLP earlier with their sit ins had closed the country on allegedly 192 points which choked the country and movement of citizens was restricted. Same was the main reason for conflict between the TLP and the police. Most conflict happened when police was trying to clear the passages which were blocked by TLP workers.

Earlier During the Sit Ins of TLP

First Dialog with TLP Successful, Says Sheikh Rashid

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Seems like government of Pakistan have decided to give a second chance to TLP and started holding talks with the leadership. In fact as a result of first dialog, 11 Policemen and security forces officials were freed by TLP which they had as hostage with them. This was revealed by Sheikh Rashid Ahmed the interior minister of Pakistan, in a video message via one of his latest tweets. Here is that video message, below.

According to the Sheikh Rashid not only the first session of dialog between Punjab Govt and TLP gone well, but also things are look good for the future. First Session held before very early in the morning before the ‘Sehri’ (as it is Ramadan going on), next session had to happen again within few hours of first.

There is now hope on the end of tunnel that government and TLP will reach some kind of mutual agreement where it is better for both the parties involved. According to Sheikh Rashid, TLP had put blockades on 192 places country wide, on 191 places, these blockades have been removed by use of Power. However, for the last place with is the hub of TLP workers and is a mosque, it is being considered to resolve matters rather peacefully with dialog.