WEB DESK: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to woo the maximum opposition parties to join their Raiwind march if the government fails to constitute a judicial commission under Chief Justice of Pakistan to the probe Panama leaks.
In a meeting chaired by the PTI chief Imran Khan on Monday, the party decided to announce a detailed agenda and programme for protests against the government on April 24, the party’s foundation day.
The party chairman was also briefed about arrangements of the foundation-day rally in Islamabad and different aspects of the Raiwind march if the party decides to go ahead with its plan. It was also decided during the meeting that the foundation-day rally would be peaceful and the participants will disperse peacefully after speech of the PTI chairman.
Meanwhile, PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a detailed meeting with Awami National Party leaders here in Islamabad and discussed different aspects of the Panama leaks with them. Talking to media persons, he said the issue was discussed with the ANP leaders and the party chief, Imran Khan, would be apprised of the progress in the negotiations with opposition parties.
He said the ANP leaders too want constitution of a judicial commission led by the chief justice to probe the allegations. Qureshi said the government has reduced the Pakistan Television to its media cell and the opposition parties would raise their voice against it too. “We are neither against any development work; nor do we want to derail the democracy,” he said, adding that democracy is future of a prosperous country. ANP leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said that opposition parties should unite under a single platform and come up with a joint strategy against all the issues including the Panama leaks. He said that his party has struggled for the democracy in the country and is ready to discuss all issues with the opposition parties, including the PTI.
Source: Business Recorder