Pakistan, Islamabad News : Islamabad (UNN) Opposition parties of the Parliament have announced to support much-awaited military offensive in North Waziristan.
Pakistan People Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP) declared that they support the full-fledged action launched on Sunday.
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), which rules KPK as PTI’s coalition partner, calls upon the government to take all political forces into confidence over the operation.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, Imran Khan, has convened party’s Core Committee today (Monday) in Islamabad to discuss the matter and announce future course of action.
Senior leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (Fazl Urrehman), Maulana Ghafoor Haidri cautiously supported the action, urging the government to keep the operation limited and not to withdraw the dialogue option.
Maulana Fazl said in a statement that the operation would not end terrorism in the country “unless a clear policy against militancy is adopted”.
“If the operation has limited aim to target certain militants while leaving other groups who are operating and sustaining militancy infrastructure of terrorism in the country intact, the issue will not be resolved.”
MQM chief Altaf Hussain, in an exclusive chat with SAMAA live from London, welcomed the launch of a fresh military offensive, “Zarb-e-Azb” in North Waziristan tribal region against Taliban militants. UNN/E Pakistan News