Government’s decision to deploy Pakistan Army throughout the country during Muharram
The federal government has decided to deploy Pakistan Army throughout the country during Muharram.
The Ministry of Interior has issued a notification for the deployment of the Pakistan Army, according to which the decision was taken on the request of the four provinces.
The notification said that on the occasion of Muharram, the Pakistan Army will work together with the Civil Armed Forces.
According to the notification, the army will continue to be deployed in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir and the provinces will deploy more wherever they deem fit.
It has been stated in the notification that the army has been deployed under Article 245, while the army will continue to be deployed in the federal capital Islamabad during Muharram.