PM Imran Khan arrived in Quetta to meet families of Hazara Families
QUETTA – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday has arrived in Quetta to meet bereaved families of the Machh incident as the Hazara community buried the slain coal miners.
The prime minister has arrived at Balochistan’s capital on a special flight from the Nur Khan airbase.
Federal ministers including Interior Minister Shiekh Rashid are accompanying the premier.
Earlier today, Funeral prayers of slain miners were offered at the Hazara graveyard in Quetta.
Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Federal Minister, Ali Zaidi, Provincial Ministers and leaders of different political parties and a large number of people attended the funeral prayers.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier said that as soon Hazara community will bury their martyred community members, he will visit Quetta and meet them.
Khan on Thursday made an appeal to the bereaved community not to make burials conditional to his visit, saying that a prime minister could not be “blackmailed” for such a visit.