LAHORE - Punjab government spokesman Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri has said that the Punjab government has not given permission to PTI to hold a rally on The Mall.

He said that under the orders of High Court there is a ban on rallies, public meetings and processions on The Mall. He said that despite ban on holding of public meetings and processions on The Mall under section 144, PTI is bent upon taking out a rally.

He said that government has also informed PTI leadership about security threats and it will be responsible for any untoward incident. He said that PTI leadership has also been informed in writing in this regard.