NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- MQM ON STRIKE, PANAMA LEAKS
GUESTS- SHARMEELA FAROOQI, ALI RAZA ZAIDI, GENERAL GHULAM MUSTAFA, SHAH MAHMOOD QURESHI
SHARMEELA FAROOQI OF PPPP said that some of the grievances of MQM are right their people are being picked up. She said that does not matter who the person is he should be treated according to the law. She said that MQM resigned from the assemblies in the past as well but then they came back. She said if this time MQM does not take back its resignations the largest number of by elections will be held in the country. She said that if someone is picked and later his tortured body is fund that is not correct regardless of his political affiliation.
She said that PPPP will like to exhaust all legal ways first against the government and then there will be no other choice but to come on the streets. She said that the PM offers himself for accountability in his speech but practically he does not do so.
ALI RAZA ZAIDI OF MQM said that one hundred and thirty two worker of MQM are missing and bodies of 62 are found tortured. He said that the cases have been registered against the five thousand and five hundred MQM workers and they are in jail. He said that the Rabita committee of MQM will decide about the resignations from the assemblies and the decision will be made in one or two days. He said that MQM has protested in the assemblies many times and also have boycotted from the assemblies in protest.
He said that MQM can join PTI in then protest against the government but they have to share their sorrows first. He said that MQM does not want any concessions from the government and their strike will expand with the passage of the time.
GENERAL (R) GHULAM MUSTAFA said that today the CJ of Sindh has said that if he prosecutes the cases the life of him and his family are in danger. He said that there are the military wings of the political parties in Karachi they also pick up the workers of other parties beside rangers. He said that the political leaders should also consider the environments in which the rangers are working their lives are always in jeopardy.
He said that there is political chaos in the country and the opposition that seemed to be united on Panama Leaks has been is not any more. He said that MQM wants to give space to the government by going on strike and there is a behind the doors contrive between PPPP and MQM as well.
SHAH MAHMOOD QURESHI OF PTI said that he will appeal to MQM to tell their grievances leaving the assemblies is not going to help them. He said that the right grievances of MQM should be addressed but they should distance themselves from the criminals. He said that on the issue of Panama Leaks PTI will welcome everybody including the MQM.