Pak Affairs Politics

National Assembly urges to respect writ of Govt.

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Tuesday resumed debate on situation in Swat. Sahibzada Fazal Karim said Pakistan is Islamic Republic and challenging the writ of State by anybody would be considered as high treason under Shariah and the constitution.

He said the government should deal with iron hand with those who are out to destabilize Pakistan and tarnishing the image of Islam as they have no link with Islam. He urged the government to request for a special session of the United Nations to discuss American drone attacks in tribal areas which are clear violation of Pakistan’s internal sovereignty.

Ms. Marvi Memon said that it is not time to blame government but to strengthen it to wipe out militants and terrorists who are challenging the writ of State. She said PML-Q will fully support the government to eliminate extremists who have become a challenge for the society. She said India and its intelligence agency RAW are responsible for destabilizing Pakistan and that does not deserve any favour in transit trade with Afghanistan.

Zafar Baig Bhatani said that the terrorists and traitors should be dealt with an iron hand. He said those who are out to damage Pakistan must be crushed ruthlessly as no compromise could be made against the sovereignty and solidarity of Pakistan. He suggested formation of Save Pakistan Caucus in the parliament to protect interests of the country.

Palwasha Bahram praised armed forces for defending Pakistan’s sovereignty and taking action against those who trying to play with the writ of State. She said Islam is religion of moderation and there is no room for extremism in it therefore there is need to take stringent action against those who are abusing Islam.

Jamila Gilani was of the view that military operation in Swat and other areas should be targeted and utmost efforts should be made to save innocent civilians. She urged all political parties and philanthropists to whole-heartedly support the internally displaced persons to fulfill their requirements.

Haider Abbas Rizvi said that MQM fully support the government in the current situation and backs armed forces to wipe out terrorists who are damaging the society and have become a threat for the country. He stressed the need for comprehensive madrassa reforms to eliminate extremism from the society that has no room in Islam.

Ayaz Amir was of the view that the parliament, government, the Prime Minister and the cabinet should assert their powers and come forward to control the situation and should settle all issues in political way instead of following GHQ. He said it is regrettable that the on-going operation is brainchild of GHQ that has been supported by Pentagon and this situation should not be tolerated as it undermines the supremacy of the parliament.

Syed Allauddin of PPP walked out from the House in protest for not giving him time to speak on the Swat situation being member from the area. The speakers from both sides supported army operation in Swat and adjacent areas and said army should be encouraged by the nation so that it could be successful in wiping out militants. They said government should ensure equitable distribution of relief goods among the displaced persons.

Some members were of the view that independent members should also be included in the Support Group for rehabilitation of displaced persons. They said the militants who have broken peace deal in Swat intends to destroy peace in the country and are working for destabilization of Pakistan who should be dealt with iron hand.

Those who took part in the debate include Engineer Usman Khan Tarakai, Akhunzada Chattan, Mehboobullah Jan, Nausheen Saeed, Akram Maseh Gill, Jamila Gilani was of the view that military operation in Swat and other areas should be targeted and utmost efforts should be made to save innocent civilians. She urged all political parties and philanthropists to whole-heartedly support the internally displaced persons to fulfill their requirements.

Haider Abbas Rizvi said that MQM fully support the government in the current situation and backs armed forces to wipe out terrorists who are damaging the society and have become a threat for the country. He stressed the need for comprehensive madrassa reforms to eliminate extremism from the society that has no room in Islam.

Ayaz Amir was of the view that the parliament, government, the Prime Minister and the cabinet should assert their powers and come forward to control the situation and should settle all issues in political way instead of following GHQ. He said it is regrettable that the on-going operation is brainchild of GHQ that has been supported by Pentagon and this situation should not be tolerated as it undermines the supremacy of the parliament.

The speakers from both sides supported army operation in Swat and adjacent areas and said army should be encouraged by the nation so that it could be successful in wiping out militants. They said government should ensure equitable distribution of relief goods among the displaced persons.

Some members were of the view that independent members should also be included in the Support Group for rehabilitation of displaced persons. They said the militants who have broken peace deal in Swat intends to destroy peace in the country and are working for destabilization of Pakistan who should be dealt with iron hand.

Those who took part in the debate include Engineer Usman Khan Tarakai, Akhunzada Chattan, Mehboobullah Jan, Nausheen Saeed, Akram Maseh Gill, Syed Allauddin of PPP walked out from the House in protest for not giving him time to speak on the Swat situation being member from the area. NNI

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