QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reached Quetta to meet with the Hazara community and offer condolences to the families to those killed in the Mach tragedy.
According to the details, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed is accompanying the prime minister on his daylong visit to the provincial capital.
During his visit to Quetta, the premier will preside over a meeting on law and order situation in Balochistan and will be briefed on the progress made in the investigation of the Mach tragedy.
Slain miners buried
The miners killed in the Mach incident have been laid to rest in the Hazara Town graveyard after a week-long sit in the provincial captial.
A large number of people gathered for the burial of the Mach victims, including Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen leader Allama Raja Nasir Abbas and other Hazara leaders.
Several government officials also attended the funeral prayers, including Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Zulfi Bukhari and Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langau.
The development comes after successful talks between the government and the families of the victims of the Hazara community in Mach.
Federal Minister Ali Zaidi, who was spearheading talks between the Hazara community and the government, announced that all demands put forth by the protestors had been accepted and a written agreement had been reached with a the Shuhda Action Committee.
Moreover, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Qasim Suri promised that the prime minister and army chief will visit Quetta as soon as the burials were completed.
Sit-ins called off
Members of the Hazara community were also staging protests in other cities across the country, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.
However, after the successful talks between the Hazara community and the government, a call was issued to the protestors to disband peacefully.
According to reports, the sit-ins were being wrapped up in at Numaish Chowrangi as well as other areas in the city.
Protests in several areas of Lahore have also been wrapped up while roads have been reopened for traffic.
In Islamabad, the sit-in at D-Chowk area has also been called off, following which protestors disbanded peacefully.