Military courts would save Pakistan: Zardari
12 January, 2015
LAHORE: Former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday 11,January,2015 that the military courts would save the future of the coming generations from terrorism.
Zardari said that the situation prevailing in the country demands political wisdom from all political parties of the country. Addressing a meeting with PPP's divisional coordinators and district presidents at the Bilawal House, Zardari said the current situation demands that "we act within our senses rather than losing our tempers". He said his party's workers are brave enough to fight for the country and do not underestimate his party. "It is not the right time to conduct large public gatherings," Zardari said, adding that the Pakistan People's Party is not a limited company that would be disbanded.
Zardari said that taking oath of office from the former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf was the need of the situation and was done in the national interest. He added that the policy of reconciliation was adopted in taking oath from Musharraf. Among those present in the meeting were PPP Punjab President Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo, General Secretary Tanveer Ashraf kaira, Central Vice President Sherry Rehman and Samsam Bukhari, Nadeem Afzal Chan, Nawab Sheroser, Tasleem Qureshi, Chaudhry Manzoor, Samina Khalid Ghurkhi and other party's district presidents. The meeting discussed the country's overall situation and the party's organisational matters. Later, Manzoor Wattoo met Zardari alone. The former president also met with PML-Q's Chaudhry brothers and discussed the 21st Constitutional Amendment and the overall law and order situation.