Taking serious notice regarding the promotion of sectarianism by the social media on Twitter, Facebook and other media, the Minister of Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan directed FIA to keep an eye on the matter.
The Minister warned the users of social media to stop campaigns regarding the promotion of sectarianism in Pakistan.
In a statement issued yesterday, the Minister directed the cybercrime wing of Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) to trace the elements behind this malicious campaign and take strict action against the involved individuals.
He added the country is facing multiple challenges currently and there is dire need of national unity and harmony.
Religious leaders of all the sects to play their due role for inter sect harmony and raise voice against those elements who are promoting sectarianism through their nefarious designs, he appealed to the nation.
He also contacted Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith harmony to prepare a strategy in consultations with religious leaders of all the Sect.
The recent campaign was started after the blast in Parachanar in which hundreds of precious lives were killed and many were injured last week. The people on social media are protesting about the silence by the other communities on the tragic incident of Parachanar. They are also complaining about the ignorance by the leaders of political parties by not visiting them on the Eve of Eid Ul Fitar.
On the other side army chief is also taking interest in the matter to resolve the issues. According to sources the Army Chief said that enemy’s attempts to target sectarianism through terrorism shall not succeed. He added that we all are united as Muslim and Pakistanis.
On the otherside he also held meeting with religious clergy of different sects including Alama Nasir Abbas, Alama Iftikhar Naqvi and asked them to play their positive role for sectarian harmony.