Key Aareas of agreement reached between TLP and the government:
- The TLP will end its sit-in.
- Its workers and chief Saad Hussain Rizvi will be released.
- The government will table a resolution regarding the expulsion of the French ambassador in parliament.
- The ban on the party will be withdrawn.
- Sheikh Rashid’s resignation is yet another demand.
The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan and a government team have reportedly reached an agreement after talks through last night.
Their negotiations began after protracted protests from the political party and its supporters across Pakistan starting last week.
The protests began over the publication of blasphemous caricatures in a French magazine.
The government will table a resolution in parliament to expel the French ambassador, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed and the TLP confirmed.
After the third round of talks, Rasheed said in a statement that the government will withdraw all cases against the TLP leaders and workers.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to launch a global campaign for criminalizing blasphemy. Khan asserted that TLP and his government wants same thing but criteria is different.