Terrorism could not be defeated due to non-implementation of NAP
Tando Muhammad Khan
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday said if history is taken into account, one cannot be hopeful about the judgement of the Panama Leaks case going against the Sharifs.
Upon being asked to share his opinion about the verdict of the Panama Leaks case, which the Supreme Court reserved last week, Bilawal while addressing the media in Tando Muhammad Khan after inaugurating the Sir Aga Khan Jhirk Hulla Katiar Bridge, said, “If we look at history, we are not very hopeful that the judgement will be against the Sharifs, but we’re watching.”
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Monday said that the country did not succeed in counter terrorism efforts because of non implementation of National Action Plan (NAP).
“If NAP had been implemented, the country would not have been facing the present blasts” the PPP.
. He was accompanied by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.
He said the first line of defence against terrorism is province’s history, culture, Sufism and education.
Bilawal said the PPP was waiting supreme court verdict in Panama case and after that he and his father Asif Ali Zardari would decide about going to the parliament. He said they are preparing for the next elections and focussing on reorganisation of the party in this connection. He however opined that if we see history, we do not expect that the decision would go against Sharifs.
Replying to a question, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Irfanullah Marwat just had a meeting with Asif Ali Zardari and no decision was taken about his joining the PPP. He said PPP is a democratic party and welcomes criticism and suggestions from all sides.
About difficulties being faced by the people of interior Singh for going to major cities for treatment, the PPP chairman said people across the country are facing multiple problems and they want to provide relief to the masses and for this purpose the PPP is focussing on infrastructure development. He congratulated CM Sindh for completion of the bridge and said they want all round development in the province.