Latest News/Karachi: Interior Minister Abdul Rehman Malik has ordered strict security measures all over the country to prevent any act of terrorism during Eidul-Azha.
“I have ordered all the chief secretaries of their respective provinces to place police on alert,” he said while talking to media at State Guest House after holding a meeting with the office bearers of Pakistan Business Council (PBC).
He said the security issue during Eidul Azha was discussed in detail at the Ministry of Interior on Friday in Islamabad and Police Department has been asked to boost security, particularly, around mosques, imambargahs and Eidgahs and places, which could become soft targets of terrorists.
In response to a question, he said that Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was investigating the case related to the murder of a Saudi national and staffer of Saudi Consulate in Karachi in May this year.
Malik said cash award will be given to any person who gives any lead to the murder of the Saudi official.