ISLAMABAD: Announcing public holiday on Friday to observe Yaum-e-Ishq-e-Rasool (SAWW), Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf called upon the nation to register their protest peacefully over the blasphemous film.
Raja Pervez Ashraf has invited heads of all political parties to join him in the Ishq-e-Rasool (SAW) Conference at the Convention Center, Islamabad, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday (September 21), to show solidarity on the occasion of Yaum-e-Ishq-e-Rasool.
Chairing the meeting of federal cabinet at the Prime Minister Secretariat here, Raja said the government strongly condemned the nefarious act. He asked the people to protest peacefully, observe restraint and refrain from damaging the public property.
Sources said the cabinet suspended its routine agenda and took up the issue of blasphemous film which drew strong protests from the Muslim world. -- SAMAA