26 January, 2016 06:29






RANA SANA ULLAH OF PML-N said that General Raheel Sharif decision to not to take extension and making its announcement are his own decisions. He said that General Raheel Sharif decision will make him further popular as a patriot among the people of Pakistan. He said that General Raheel Sharif did not need to make an announcement ten months prior to his retirement and nobody could force him but his announcement has cleared all the doubts. He said that the decision of operation Zarb-e-Azb was not taken by the military only but it was a collective decision.

He said that a massive affective and organized operation is going on in Punjab against the terrorists. He said that the help of the rangers will be taken if it will be necessary.

He said that investigations are underway after the attack on Pathan Kot base from some arrested members of Jaesh-e-Mohammad but disclosure of its details is not in the national interest. He said that if Molana Masood Azhar is not in the custody of our agencies he is not out of the reach either he will be arrested if required.

He said that he will like to invite Asad Umer, Latif Khosa and Nadeem Malik to come to Lahore and sit down with him and the head of anti terrorism unit to know the details of the actions taken against the terrorists in Punjab.

ASAD UMER OF PTI said that the decision to start operation Zarb-e-Azb was solely of the military and everybody learned about it through the statement of the ISPR. He said that the decision to go for operation Zarb-e-Azb was not discussed in the parliament but all the political parties backed it.

He said that General Raheel Sharif did not need to announce his decision but he did so because of the rumors.

He said that the operation against the terrorists in Pun jab is essential they participated in the local body elections with different names. He said that Rana Sana Ullah statement that Punjab government has complete control on the terrorists is beyond imaginations. He said that he is not demanding to attack on the terrorists in Punjab with F-16 but he thinks elite force cannot overcome them rangers will be needed. He said that Rana Sana Ullah is unfair not only with the people of Punjab but also with the government there. He said that as long the person that becomes a suicidal bomber does not change his mind the military cannot win the war against the terrorism.

LATIF KHOSA OF PPPP said that doubts that were created in the minds of the people have been cleared with the statement of Raheel Sharif. He said that Punjab is the epicenter of the terrorists the banned terrorist organizations are working there with different names. He said that as long operation against the terrorists will not start in Punjab national action plan will not be accomplished.

He said that not even single meeting of NECTA has been taken place and the funds required for it are not allocated as yet.