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Govt Wants To Solve Chaman Sit-in Issue Through Negotiations: Caretaker Minister For Interior Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti
Faizan Hashmi Published November 20, 2023 | 10:06 PM
Caretaker Minister for Interior Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti on Monday said that the government wanted to solve the Chaman sit-in issue through negotiations
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Nov, 2023) Caretaker Minister for Interior Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti on Monday said that the government wanted to solve the Chaman sit-in issue through negotiations.
Responding to concerns raised by senators regarding the sit-in staged by local residents and businessmen against the recently implemented border regulations, the minister said, "We held a detailed discussion with the representatives of the sit-in, and our preference is to resolve the issue through negotiations."
The government wanted to implement a unified document regime in line with previous practices, he added.
Earlier, senators had drawn attention to the sit-in issue at Chaman by local residents and businessmen, expressing concerns about its potential adverse impact on the livelihoods of nearly 40,000 people who rely on daily border crossings.
The senators called for an urgent solution that effectively balances security concerns with the economic well-being of the affected population.