No clash with institutions, says Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD Oct 17: Interior Minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that the government believes in the stability of institutions and he never had a dispute with the Pakistan Rangers.

Speaking on Geo News’ programme Capital Talk, the interior minister said that his participation in a passing out parade ceremony of the Rangers is a ‘loud and clear message’ that the government respects the country’s institutions.

“My participation is proof of my solidarity with the institutions,” the minister said.

Responding to a question about the October 2 incident when rangers, deployed outside an accountability court, blocked entry to the premises where the hearing of the former premier Nawaz Sharif was underway, Iqbal said that the specific incident occurred due as a result of a certain policy.