|Islamabad Tonight – 21st March 2011|
|Khurram Dastagir Khan PML-N, Saleem Saifullah PML-H, Senator Haji Adeel ANP and Senator Ghafoor Haidry in Islamabad Tonight with Nadeem Malik|
WITH NADEEM MALIK
TOPIC- PRESIDENTS ADRESS TO THE PARLIAMENT
GUESTS- SALEEM SAIF ULLAH, KHURRUM DASTGIR KHAN, GHAFOOR HAIDRI, HAJI ADEEL AHMED
SALEEM SAIF ULLAH OF PML (Q) said that in his thirty five years career in politics Pakistan is going through its most difficult times today. He said that target killing, drone attacks and unemployment is on the rampant. He said that his party has not yet decided how to react to the speech of President in the parliament. He said that all the problems can be resolved if political powers of Pakistan come united.
KHURRUM DASTGIR KHAN OF PML (N) said that it is establishment who sets national priorities in Pakistan. He said that politicians are supposed to make sure that Parliament takes the charge to set the goals of national interest. He said that PML (N) is fulfilling its duties as opposition party in the parliament. He said that it was federal government who gave under taking to Jhon Kerry that Raymond Davis will be released. He said that Raymond Davis was not freed by Punjab government. He said that Raymond Davis was freed by the court after the families of the victims accepted the compensation money. He said that federal government is supposed to answer that why Raymond Davis was not charged for espionage.
Talking about Justice Deedar's case as chairman NAB, Khurrum said that the case went to the court because of the abstinence of the federal government. He said that when government does not perform its duty some one else play its role in the politics. He said that a non controversial person should be appointed as chairman of the NAB. He said that parliament passes the resolutions but government does not abide by them. He said that PML (N) has recorded its concerns on missing persons issue many times in the parliament.
GHAFOOR HAIDRI OF JUI said that federal, provincial governments and agencies of Pakistan are responsible for the release of Raymond Davis. He said that if Saudi Arabia played any role in the release of Raymond Davis it should be disclosed to the people. He said that JUI learned about Raymond Davis release through the media. He said that every thing was kept very secrete. He said that if SC gives its decision in the favor of the government it is widely appreciated other wise it is protested. He said that both PPPP and PML (N) have a history of conflict with the judiciary.
HAJI ADEEL AHMED OF ANP said that the issue of NAB's chairman should never have gone to the Supreme Court. He said that this issue was supposed to be resolved in the parliament. He said that parliament is playing its utmost role for the country. He said that it is the first parliament who is working on the basis of bipartisan. He said that 18th amendment is passed by this parliament. He said that Ch Nisar Ahmed is the chairman of public account committee so he should take notice of the corruption in the country. He said that Ch Nisar stay quite on so many issues in the parliament. He questioned that why Punjab government did not arrested the driver of the car of the American embassy who ran over Ubaid Ur Rehman in Lahore.
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