- Fazl clarifies disagreements recurrently happen inside the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM), however the alliance nonetheless stands united.
- Resignations had been by no means meant to be the final possibility through the March 16 assembly of the PDM, says JUI-F chief
- PPP has been given time to deliberate upon its resolution of resigning from the Parliament earlier than the lengthy march, he says
PESHAWAR: The chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e Islam Pakistan (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday clarified that disagreements recurrently happen inside the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM), however the alliance nonetheless stands united.
The PDM chief was addressing a gathering in Peshawar, throughout which he mentioned that in yesterday’s assembly, 9 events of the PDM had been in favour of submitting resignations to the Parliament.
“If resignations are to be submitted, half of the Parliament would be empty. That would call for reelection,” he mentioned.
Fazl mentioned the PDM had instructed the choice of resigning from the Parliament throughout yesterday’s (March 16) assembly and 9 out of 10 events agreed, apart from the PPP.
“Resignations were never meant to be the last option or the atom bomb,” Fazl mentioned. “We have given the PPP time to deliberate upon its decision and consult the chief election commissioner (CEC) regarding the matter.
He also said that revealing the internal matters of the PDM which were discussed during the meeting is a “dishonest and treacherous” practice.
It should be recalled that the PDM has called off its long march, which was scheduled to take place on March 26 to oust the PTI-led government, due to PPP’s hesitation regarding the submission of resignations to the Parliament.
‘Nation’s legal guidelines not as per Quran, Sunnah regardless of passage of many years’
Fazl also shed light on the current justice system and laws of the country and said that despite more than 70 years since Pakistan came into being, the laws of the country could not be made in light of the Holy Quran and Sunnah.
He further said that Pakistan has institutions responsible for making laws in the country as well as courts that have a duty to ensure justice.
“Are Pakistani courts able to guaranteeing justice?” he questioned.
Speaking about the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Fazl said that since its inception in 1973 to review laws [in the light of Qu’ran and Sunnah], not a single law was formulated based on its suggestions.
“The Parliament is constituted in a fashion the place the [teachings] of the Qu’ran and Sunnah will not be given precedence,” he mentioned.