PPP Military Courts News
ISLAMABAD: Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto said that his party is against the re-establishment or granting extension to military courts but the final decision would be taken after due legal consultation.
After the conference talking to media Bilawal Bhutto said that PPP against the military court extension but a constitutional amended draft will be prepared after the legal consultation in this regard.
Bilawal said that apart from military courts, integration of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) were also discussed in the meeting.
“Government has completely failed to implement on NAP that caused the re-emergence of terrorism which is criminal negligence by the government,” Bilawal said.
Setting aside government’s claims over military courts Bilawal said that there were no consensus was reached on the extension to be granted to military courts, and that a final decision will be taken after consultation with legal experts.
The PPP chairman also condemned “racial profiling of a single community” and said his party condemns such a move and would make efforts to ensure it doesn’t happen in future.
PPP secretary general said, on the occasion, not only PPP but some other political parties opposed the military courts as the task for the preparation of constitutional amendment draft has been given to Farooq H Nike.
The conference was held in Islamabad under the co-chair of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardar and was attended by, Sirajul Haq, Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed of the Awami Muslim League (AML), Aftab Ahmed Sherpao of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP), Maulana Fazlur Rehman of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), and other heads of political parties.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) were not in attendance at the multiparty conference, while the ruling PML-N was not invited.