PML-N refuses to accept middle path solution of judges’ restoration issue
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N has refused to accept a middle path solution in judges’ restoration issue and will consider quitting the coalition in case of the talk’s failure, sources said. Two sessions of the committee tasked to prepare a framework for the reinstatement of deposed judges will hold two meetings today to discuss the issue.
The constitutional experts would not attend the first session of the committee. The Law Minister Farooq H. Naek told newsmen that he is optimistic that Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim would re-join the committee; however, no decision has yet been made about his replacement. He hoped a positive outcome of the meeting. These things are pointing towards the breaking up of coalition of present government despite the efforts of PML-N and current leadership of PPP.
Breaking up of coalition will be strength of the dictatorship: Qazi
Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said that breakup of Pakistan People’s Party and Muslim League-N coalition would strengthen dictatorship. Talking to media here at the airport on Wednesday after his arrival from Tehran, He said, that the government would have restored the deposed judges as their first step still they have time to take the decision. Replying to a question he said the political parties were not taken into confidence over the decision of postponement of the bye-elections. Qazi said the meeting of APDM will be held on May 14, while the central Executive Committee of the JI will meet on May 16 and 17 to discuss the existing political situation. He said the JI would not contest by-elections but will participate in the next general elections.