ISLAMABAD –Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid has said that attack on Pakistan Television (PTV) Corporation was the result of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahirul Qadri's inflammatory speeches.
In an interview on Monday, he said that the responsibility lies on the shoulders of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. He said that the violent protestors as terrorists and demanded from the PTI and the PAT leadership to end their violence against the state.
The minister said that the government had been exhibiting maximum restraint. Regretting acts of violence, Pervaiz Rashid said that the PAT and the PTI had transformed their sit-ins into violent acts of terrorism. To a question, he said that violence and dialogue could not move together.
He said both the protesting parties would have to give up their violent activities.