Pakistan changes regulations to oversee International NGOs operations


By Muhammad Luqman

Minister of State for interior Shaheryar Khan Afridi has said that Pakistan will not allow any International Non-Governmental Organization (I-NGO) to operate in such a manner that will accomplish any hidden agendas in the name of social development.

“ Pakistan has restructured and changed regulatory process for I-NGO’s to operate in the country,” Shehryar Khan Afridi said while speaking at a roundtable discussion in the capital, Islamabad on Thursday.

Afridi said , beside border with Afghanistan, Pakistan is working on fencing its 909KM border with Iran. The fencing will be completed soon. He said Pakistan is fully committed to maintain religious harmony. State Minister for Interior said Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered to take strict action against the culprits who are involved in the forced conversions of two Hindu girls in Sindh.

European Union Ambassador   Jean-Francois Cautain in his key address said that EU-Pakistan strategic agreement will help improve mutual trade between Pakistan and Europe. This will help Pakistani exports to increase as well.

Executive Director, Center for Peace Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD), Umer Khan dwelled on the current and upcoming projects of CPSD. He particularly talked about the countering violent extremism projects of CPSD.


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