SUNDAY TIMES LAHORE:In a tweet, Naeemul Haq, “ The derogatory and insulting remarks against the Hindu community by Fayyaz Chohan the Punjab Info Minister demand strict action.”

“PTI govt will not tolerate this nonsense from a senior member of the govt or from anyone. Action will be taken after consulting the Chief Minister.”

However, Chohan in a statement tendered an apology to the Hindu community, explaining that he had made such remarks while addressing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I was addressing the Indian prime minister, military and media.”

“I apologise if [my remarks] hurt the Hindu community residing in Pakistan,” he said.