NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- SIXTEEN TALIBAN PRISONERS SET FREE, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND SAUDI ARABIA
GUESTS- RANA TANVEER HUSSAIN, MOLANA YOUSUF SHAH, IMTIAZ GUL, PALWASHA KHAN
RANA TANVEER HUSSAIN OF PML-N said that sixteen people set free by the government fall in different categories. He said that some people were arrested because of the apprehension and others committed some crimes. He said that the virtue of the dialogues with Taliban is that they have extended the ceasefire.
He said that Pakistan is doing is utmost to sell Al-khalid tanks and JF Thunder fighters to Saudi Arabia. He said that we want to fulfill our needs first but also want to export our weapons in the international market.
He said that if there will be any major breakthrough in the dialogues with Taliban the parliament will be informed about it.
MOLANA YOUSUF SHAH RELIGIOUS SCHOLAR said that the people set free by the government were not on the demand list of Taliban they were common people. He said that sixteen people released by the government were arrested by the political agent and have no connection with Taliban. He said that the number of noncombatant prisoners demanded by Taliban to release is about 700. He said that so far no demands from the government or Taliban committee have come forward. He said that Taliban have said that they want peace in the country and not the war.
He said that the media highlighted excluding initial and last part and taking only the middle excerption of Khalid Kharasani statement. He said that Khalid Kharasani has denied his statement on the Twitter.
He said that the government and Taliban are talking on the issue of releasing the prisoners. He said that he hopes that the incidents like slashing the throats of FC soldiers will not take place again in the result of dialogues with Taliban.
IMTIAZ GUL JOURNALIST said that Khalid Kharasani was against the dialogues with the government from day one. He said that Ahrar Ul Hind used the same number after their act of terrorism that was in the use of Khalid Kharasani.
He said that political agents in tribal areas jail people in the case of the theft of the goat and they die in prison. He said that if political agents will treat people with that kind of cruelty obviously they will support Taliban.
He said that the current government has adopted a way in collaboration with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and anti Shia element. He said that the government policies are like nondemocratic countries and it does not care about the people. He said that there is no difference between the PPPP and PML-N government Zardari used to make all the decisions in the last government. He said that all the decisions in Pakistan are made by PM, interior and foreign ministers and this not a democratic way.
PALWASHA KHAN said that the information of dialogues between the government and Taliban is limited to few people only. She said that the government should let the parliament know about the progress in the dialogues with Taliban otherwise the ambiguity will be created. She said that the government should let the parliament know that in what crimes sixteen people released were put in jail. She said that the every step of the government is creating ambiguity one or two people making all the decisions.
She said that during the government of PPPP all the decisions used to make with the consultation of all political parties. She said that the government is not informing the parliament on the progress on dialogues with Taliban. She said that if the dialogues fail with Taliban the onus will be on the government.