ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan today shared federal government's stance on Sindh government’s requisition seeking extension regarding the stay of Rangers in Karachi.

“After talks with Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, we have decided to extend their requisition,” Interior Minister Nisar referred to the expiry of a deadline in the special powers assigned to Rangers in Sindh. 

He said the Sindh government will extend the policing powers of the paramilitary force, adding that the government would not allow Rangers to be targeted. 

Addressing the press conference, Nisar said that Rangers had been deployed in Karachi in accordance with the law. Lauding the Rangers, he said, “They do not take any action at the behest of any political party.”