Govt to allow JUI-F to hold Azadi March: spokesman.

ISLAMABAD -- The government on Wednesday decided to allow Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) to hold the Azadi March later this month, a government spokesman said.

Prime Minister Imran Khan was presiding over a meeting of the committee that the government had set up to persuade the JUI-F to cancel its Azadi March.

"Government believes in democratic norms," the prime minister was quoted as saying during the meeting.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government will not get blackmailed, adding that no one will be allowed to jeopardise lives or property.

The spokesman said opposition will have...

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