ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Monday said that both Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri wanted to spread lawlessness as they were not paying regard to law of the land.
Talking to various TV channels, he said that PTI and PAT leaders wanted to force the government to accept their demands through force.
The minister said that the country had suffered loss worth billions of rupees.
Replying to a question, he said that the government did not use force against the protestors because of the presence of women and children among them.
Pervaiz Rashid said that PTV was voice of the nation and attack on its building was highly condemnable.
He said that attack on PTV was result of provocative speeches of both Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri.
The minister said that their workers of were asked to attack and torture the PTV employees.
He said that attacks on national institutions destroyed image of the country.
The prime minister strived hard to improve image of the country by reviving economy and stabilizing currency,he added.
Pervaiz Rashid said that such attacks were destroying our image at international level.
He advised Imran and Qadri to recall their speeches of past one month which were full of provocation and instigation.
Imran should distance himself from Tahirul Qadri if he had realized his mistake,the minister said.