ISLAMABAD: All the political parties of the country have welcomed the Prime Minister speech to crush the militants. In this connection, PML-N leader, Khwaja Asif urged the nation to unite while keeping aside all their differences. He said Afghanistan was not the friend of Pakistan and it was playing with the country’s integrity.
ANP leader, Haji Adeel has also termed the PM Gilani decision and said, “The militants want to bind our daughters in homes which could not be accepted”. Haji Adeel said tribal people are very good people but they fear from Taliban.
MQM Quaid, Altaf Hussain said the government had taken a brave decision and they would support their action unconditionally. He said MQM workers are ready to help Pak army. Information Minister of NWFP, Mian Iftikhar Hussain said if some one ready to accept the government writ, then government have to establish its writ at any cost.
He said the people were continuously migrating the troubled areas and there were one lac registered people in different camps and two lacs people had taken refuge in other areas. The Minister said Rs 1 billion required to relieve the people who left their homes due to military operation. “We appeal the world community to help for the rehabilitation of affected areas. Now it is the war situation and we need aid on the emergency basis”, Mian Iftikhar said.
On the other hand, Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman said the Prime Minister had taken the nation into confidence and now the nation should support the government. He said Taliban had explained the mean of Jihad wrongly, due to which it had defamed the Muslims’ image worldwide. oiMufti Munib said some religious scholars have soft corner for Taliban and they should adopt a clear stance in this regard. NNI