Pakistan News Service

Saturday Apr 19, 2014, Jumada-al-thani 18, 1435 Hijri
Logo Logo
LATEST :
Pakistan News Home -> Tribune Corner -> News Details

Army can only take over if politicians fail to deliver: Rasheed

03 December, 2013

  Related News  
Is the youth of PPP, PML-N politically bonded?
No number 1 or number 2, only 'Mother Sindh': Bilawal
  Related Articles  
Aitzaz and Raja Ashraf's laments
By Asif Haroon Raja
Foreign Influence in Pakistani Politics
By Zaheerul Hassan
  Related Speakout  
Playing Politics or Need Revolution by Altaf Hussain
Friends turned foes
  More on this View All
  Related News Poll

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that Pakistan army supports democracy and can only take over if the politicians of the country fail to deliver.

Rasheed was expressing these views in interview with private TV channel on Monday.

"Army always takes right decisions for the betterment of Pakistan as it cannot see the country being destroyed", he added.

Answering a question about Chief Justice (CJ) of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, he said that the CJ can make important decisions before his retirement.

The AML chief stated that he always supported common people of Pakistan and would struggle for their rights. "People's problems are my problems. I want to solve their problems".

"I am with PTI Chief Imran Khan as he is protesting against US missile attacks. I am also against these attacks that kill innocent Pakistanis and these attacks are being done with permission of our governments", he said.

For the better situation of the country, Rasheed said that he was in touch with Tahirul Qadri, chief of the Tehrik-i-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) also.

Talking about Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he said that he is very proud because he considers himself a lion, very powerful winning after a big majority. He criticized the PM and his advisors for not making wise political moves.

"This government does not deliver and how can it run a country in such a terrible security situation where people are being killed and kidnapped daily", he added.

Commenting over economy crisis, Rasheed said that the PML-N governments badly needed to improve economy as the people are dying of poverty and inflation.

While answering a question about Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), he said that another life is needed to understand that party. "Nothing will happen to Altaf Hussain if anyone leaves his party. He still has full control over the party".

The AML chief strongly condemned sectarian riots, adding he would better leave politics if he could not stop such incidents.

End.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
 
 
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Artilce 6 and Musharraf Trail
Blocking Nato supply line
  Quick Vote Show Results
Question: "In view of the current situation do you think Talks with Taliban should take place only within the ambit of Article 4 of Objectives Resolution that defines our Common Purpose i.e. PM/ President down to all Pakistanis to work till we achieve the rights of Democracy, Freedom, Tolerance and Social Justice for all Pakistanis:"
Yes
No
 
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Outspoken Abidi resigns from Senate
President Mamnoon sacks PEMRA Chairman
Suggested Sites