Interior Minister holds Pervaiz Rashid responsible for fake Dawn story leak

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Interior Minister holds Pervaiz Rashid responsible for fake Dawn story leak

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addressed a press conference here in Islamabad today.

 

Explaining government’s point of view on sacking of Pervez Rashid as Information Minister, Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ahmed on Sunday said that being the minister, he should have told the reporter to not run the ‘baseless’ story.

 

“Pervez Rashid must have told the journalist that the news is incorrect and should not be published as it is against the national interest and in case the reporter resisted he could have asked the editor of the newspaper to not to run the story,” he said.

 

The initial inquiry committee headed by me considers that Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid is responsible for the fake Dawn Story leak, he further added.