ISLAMABAD (APP) - State Minister for Interior Tasneem Ahmed Qureshi said on Tuesday that there was no truth in reports that Blackwater is operating in Pakistan. Talking to a private TV channel, he said, No such security agency is operating in Pakistani soil. Blackwater US is a private military company founded in 1997 by Erik Prince and Al Clark. He said government has investigated the reports published in the newspapers about blackwater presence but no evidence has been found. To a question he said no foreigners in Pakistan have permission to carry arms. To another question he said the government will not compromise on Pakistans sovereignty. Pakistans defence is in safe hands, he added. To another, question, he said there was no truth in reports that PC Peshawar has been given for the US Consulate.