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Emergency inevitable for continuity of democratic process, claims minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Privatisation and Investment Muhammad Wasi Zafar while justifying promulgating of emergency said that the step was inevitable for the continuity and promotion of democratic process and country’s prosperity.

Talking to media persons here on Tuesday, he said that the government’s recent actions taken were in the best interest of the country and the nation and were need of the hour to bring harmony among the national institutions. Certain elements had created law and order situation, which had disturbed the normal life but the timely action taken by the government has curtailed the chances of further deterioration of the situation, he added.

Zafar further stated that the government was sincerely endeavoring for the promotion of democratic process by holding general elections in consultation with all political parties as per schedule. There was no need for anyone’s comments on our internal affairs, as we better understand our domestic ground realities than anyone else, he opined.

He hoped that the people would ensure victory for the ruling and the coalition parties in the upcoming general elections on the basis of performance. Highlighting government’s achievements made on the economic front, Zafar said that the economic reforms introduced by the government has attracted all time high historic investment to the tune of US $ 8.5 billion and made Pakistan a safe haven for the investors through investor friendly policies.

The government, he said, achieved the results above than the set targets through the continuity and the consistency of the investment, privatisation and other related economic policies and we hope that after achieving success in the coming general elections, further economic growth would be witnessed through the implementation of these successful policies.-SANA

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  • I am a Kasmiri ex Muslim, ,What brought emergency in Pakistan, I believe it is because all Muslims especially in Pakistan are bunch of suicidal crooks who are bound to join the dance to death and destruction in the name of crazy democracy and democracy, including President Musharraf, As a Kashmiri I am disgusted the behavior of all Pakistanis including Musharraf, to kill his own Muslims and destroy the osques, Mr Musharraf could have got some help from the Indian Hindu fanatics from AYODIA who destroyed the Mogul mosques that killed hundreds of Muslims in India, and Now President of Pakistan is no different than those Hindu fanatics in India,to please Musharraf’s big brother enemy united states, and Musharraf not knowing the consequences,, and reaction, and Musharraf calling them terrorists or radicals ,so forgetting that he is indirectly labeling Quad-e-Azam as radical or terrorist,,, side by side as I see all oppositions and lawyers act as bunch of brainless reactionary in the name of suicidal democracy that is bound to destroy Pakistan, and all what has been achieved good for and respectively for Pakistan to destroy it all,
    all Pakistani President as well as opposition must look in to the recent history, that America and its European allies have been using democracy as weapon to destroy their enemies ans especially Muslim countries, American was recommending democracy and perestroica in former Soviet Union with the help of brainless soviets opposition and reactionaries destroyed the strong Soviet Union who helped abundantly Islamic countries and Americans who instrumentalised Bin Ladin raised the slogan all Muslims to get together to destroy GODLESS SOVIETS WHO DEDICATEDLY HELPED MUSLIM COUNTRIES; but same Muslims turned against their helpers and friends, as Muslims cant differentiate between friends and enemies, this happen to Muslims always in history, that Muslims mix with their friends, because Muslims are red headed, and self destructive,
    I am convinced the Americans are using the President Musharraf same way (AMERICANS ) used and abused Sadam Hussain, to do all the dirty job to kill their own citizens as Kurds and Muslims in Pakistan, by their own President, as soon Musharaf will do all the Dirty things what America is recommending, ,Americans will not thank Musharaf, but get him in a trap of American style, that leads Musharaf’s death, by the hands of America, ,thou Americans are smart and united to blame the death of Musharaf on somebody else or simply at Bin Ladin, and confuse people of Pakistan, so that will be groung rule to initiate civil war in Pakistan, and take Pakistan in pieces back to the dark ages, in the hand of Allah that doesn’t like such deeds of Muslims and Allah doesn’t support crazy democracy to political suicide,
    When there will be democracy???????????????????????????????????

  • As soon socalled democracy will come to pakistan or in Burma, there will be prostitution, there will be brothels , there will no families, monks and mullahs will sell thier mothers and sister to westerners, cheaper, , eropean will come to buy boys and girls, and christian missionaries will preach thier f faith and bibles will be distributed, , all the heavy industries will be baned in pakistan, only cheap carpets and human body parts will be pakistans export items, to survive, that will be democracy crazy muslims deserve, while in hunger for distructive grab on power , to ready to be exploited,, and pakistan will be like a football in hand of musharaf, benazeer, shawkat, and the America, to crush pakistan in name of crazy distructive democrazy, with the naive and exploited pakistanis who trust american as thier Gods, ,
    I recomond that opposition in pakistan ston demonstratios and talk to each other as grown up educated people, rather than streets,, or soon you condition will be like palastinians and Irakis, , and you all will be very sorry, and this time will not come back when you can bring down your red brain and and see the worse to on pakistan, while the world will watch,
    In Indian accupied Kashmir indian army never used force against a mosque, to make americans, happy, I am living in west, there is contructive democracy,,, Oppsition in west espacially in United states and canda, have rule of cunduct to support the unity of country, and all the oppsition , teachers, parliamenties , lawyers, must have rule of cunduct, to avoide the to bring confusion in country, , people of pakistan , must learn to disiplen themselves, fo the good of thier country, if you pakistanis , wish to go to school of self displin, you can go to india to learm of even in kashmir, where people are sick of crazy selfdistructive in pakistani brains, , , , as i see deocracy is suicide for pakistanis, where there is no displine, and lack of intelligent nationhood based on unity, and unity which lacks,, any educated liberals in pakistan who are bound to to keep American happy, in th name of war against terrorism, same people who want to kill terrorists to keep American happy, by killing thier own brothers, there pro American fself distructive forces must be trained to give american arma flowers when Ameican GIs will yet inved or proxy invade Pakistan, or any other muslim ciuntry,, American dont say Inshallah, it is sign of selfdistreiction,, because Allah want brainless muslims who are divided must be distroyed, , that reason so many million muslims are suffering in modern world, because muslims are helpin the west and thier autocratic regims who are at the mercy of america.
    these crazy bunch crazy Lawyers, street demonstraters, even Explosive people like benazir bhuto have nothing to loose financially , to stay on the streets to distroy pakistan, because pakistan including Bhuto have lucrative besiness sources, , in west people will be fanancially distroyed to be on the street , , , compared to crazy distructive animal minded pakistani including bhuto and all uneducated layers, who have gave no example to creat harmoney or defuse the distructive tention in Pakistan, All pakistan lack the constructive dialog with Government to save pakistan and its mad man reputaion arround world,
    yes America is unthankfully turning its back from Musharaf because Bush is playing dirty games with musharaf toget his help, and Bush openly supportind the process of destructive democracy in pakistan to distablising pakistan, , in a way that any Givernment taking over Musharaf be latt stamped as Islamist, to Bomb Pakis to back to middle ages , and by not letting pakistan to have nueclear armaments , because being Muslim country , and leaving them defenceless, as any other muslim country, who probably deserved that due to intercomunal disunity and hatred,, as brother fighting brother,, , America is supporting dedicatedly unpopular priminister in Libanon, , bur america will never a muslin government that is is compitant, even who have been exploited and misused by United States., To tell you American supports a unpopular Presiden in any given country where it wants, and America supprts any uprising to remove a president where it wants to bring confusion to weaken the state, where it wants, to make a country vulnerable , after using then and , throwing them as piece of rag, as they did with binladin , sadam, pinochet, marcos, polport, Hitler, Allenday in Chili, and many other hot spots in the world,, and now in pakistan, Ameican Used Musharaf, now they are using Bhutto, and lawyers, including Islamists , to distablise pakistan, to accuse latter Pakistany goverment , to give up with neuclesr weapons, , by accusing then islamists, incase they dont help genously american dirty wars and bombings on muslims, with the help of mad muslims..

  • Just as Benazir and other crazy masses misslead by illfated democracy to distroy Pakistan, Allthe donkey brained who are brainwqashed by America to poison then about against thier country and thier faith, befors they want to have bounless distructive democracy with noo diciplin and freedom distroy, they all(BHUTO;SHAH NAWAS; LAWYERS;IMRAN KHAN) apply democracy in thier respective families, , in few days time only they will realise thier family will break down, and be caos blood thirsty for eachother , similar to what is hapening to pakistan, by weatern distructive imposed democracy,, In Britain it is against the law to to insult Queen, or royal family, or in Ameica to be against the Bush or to be against war, all these cases you end up in prison,
    Please go on google and look for (KENT STATE RIOTS), you will be surprised what kind of democracy you need, which nor even being pratictised in America, and be surprised, , America major weapon against soviet union and others and now against Muslim countries is attractive word of dangerous democracy that is bound to distroy all muslim countries, to make enimies of islam happy, there are many plans and conpiries expirienced on muslim and arab countries to distroy then with the help of coward muslims who trust the west, who have no good intentions