ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan has taken very strict action against people who tried to ignite the flame of sectarianism in the region.
He tweeted that he would like to thank the nation for peaceful observation of Ashura. On the other hand, a piece of information came that a force sought to fan fires of sectarianism on this eve of Muharram. So, he would take very strict action against them.
I want to thank our nation for the peaceful observing of Ashura in the country. However, unfortunately, information has come to me of elements who tried to ignite flames of sectarianism on this occasion and I will be taking very tough action against them.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 31, 2020
The Youm-e-Ashura was marked with solemnity in the country for paying homage to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RS) as well as other martyrs of the Karbala.