Cabinet approves ban on Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Thursday approved a summary seeking a ban on the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).

Sources said that the approval from the federal cabinet had been taken by circulation summary.

The Punjab government had reportedly recommended the ban on the TLP. The ban had been been imposed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

The sources said that after approval of the summary work had been started on the declaration of ban on the TLP. The government will forward the ban declaration to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, which will give its decision on it after that the Election Commission of Pakistan will de-notify the TLP.