SC verdict implementation
PML-N mounts protest march this week
Nawaz calls every Pakistani for participation ; Contacting ECP for decision
Staff ReporterIslamabad—Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif warned the government either to follow the Supreme Court’s (SC) order in the Prime Minister contempt of court case or face a protest movement. “The movement will start this week. It will start today.” Speaking to the media on Monday after chairing the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Islamabad, Sharif recalled the Judges’ Restoration movement in 2009 and called on the people to show the same zeal to restore the rule of law in the country.
Sharifs derailing democracy: Gilani
Islamabad—Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Monday that the Sharifs were trying to destabilise democracy. Speaking on the floor of the Senate, the Prime Minister said he would not listen to the ‘Sharif Court’s’ and those calling him a convict should know that he has a full right to an appeal. Gilani said he was not the target rather the issue was the NRO. “I am not the beneficiary why pick on me.” He clarified that the reason he was being targeted was because he was protecting the constitution.
Armed Forces committed to Pak sovereignty: Gen Kayani
Rawalpindi—Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that Armed Forces are committed to safeguarding the security and sovereignty of Pakistan. Addressing a solemn ceremony in connection with Martyrs Day here on Monday, he said, “we are protecting the sovereignty of the country with the support of the masses and this is our top priority”.
In politics, knives are out now but what next..
A great world leader once said that “In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way”. The events unfolding in Pakistan since the last few days can easily convince Pakistanis that the knives are out in politics and politicians are ready to risk the slaughter all three guide-words of Father of the Nation, Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah: Unity, Faith and Discipline.