Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that Pakistan must distance itself from the international coalition against terrorism to establish peace in the country while talking to reporters in Multan on Monday. He said that government was not serious in peace talks with Taliban otherwise there could have been a different outcome. He was of the opinion that long marches do not bring any change.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman told reporters that establishing law and order in Pakistan is our internal matter and Pakistan must get out of international coalition to establish peace in the country. He said that as long as Pakistan is American ally on war on terror, anti-American mindset cannot be satisfied.
Commenting on Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan, the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam chief said that government did not show seriousness in peace negotiations with Taliban and it was a drama. He said that wars have never eradicated enemies.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman questioned that why democracy in Pakistan always depicted as failed experiment and stressed on the need for continuity of the democratic system. He said that Pakistan is in a critical situation which demand political stability.
Regarding the long marches by Dr. Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, he said that they should change the date for their protest rallies instead of the independence day 14th of August. He further added that his party has experience of long marches in the past and such long marches do not bring any change. He said that government should allow the protest rallies.
JUI-F chief said that the whole Muslim Ummah must get united to raise voice against the Israeli aggression in Gaza.