Peshawar: The leader of JUI (S) and Defa-i-Pakistan Council Maulana Samiul Haq has lauded the efforts and courage of PTI Chairman Imran Khan against the NATO Supply route through Pakistan and the US drone attacks. He has assured to fully support the protest movement of PTI launched in this regard.
The appreciation was conveyed in a meeting held in the Pakhtunkhwa House Islamabad on Monday evening where KP Minister for Information and PR Shah Farman, PTI Leader Jahangir Khan Tarin, JUI (S) leaders Maulana Hamidul Haq Haqqani and Maulana Yousaf Shah were also present.
Both the leaders reiterated their demand of an immediate end to US drone attacks, the NATO supply route to Afghanistan and restarting negotiations with Taliban for restoration of peace in the country. They said and agreed that the main problem of Pakistan was foreign interference therefore they called for an end to it.
They also condemned the incident committed in the name of sectarian violence in Rawalpindi and demanded of the government to award deterrent punishment to those responsible for it. They called upon the people of Pakistan at large to be aware of the nefarious designs of the anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan elements and to foil such designs they must forge unity in their ranks.
It was decided during the meeting that both the parties would continue their contacts, cooperation and such meetings to restore peace and harmony in the country, uphold national integrity, unity and freedom.
It was decided that both the parties would jointly work for achieving this national goal and take forward their negotiations so that joint strategy is also formulated for the upcoming local government elections in the country. For this purpose a joint committee was also constituted.
Maulana Sami ul Haq on this occasion reiterated that Defa-i- Pakistan Council had been fighting against US interference, drone attacks and the supply route of NATO to Afghanistan via Pakistan and now when Imran Khan has taken a bold step, they will not only appreciate it but fully support it.