ISLAMABAD: JUI-F leader Mulana Fazl ur Rehman said that the opposition parties in APC rejected the inquiry commission, consider it an attack on parliament.

JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman called the All Parties Conference session of all opposition parties.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)leaders Maryam Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Yousuf Raza Gillani participated in the meeting.

The APC concluded after eight hours long meeting, after the conference Fazl ur Rehman briefed the media regarding the decision of APC.

He said that the opposition parties have agreed to initiate a public movement and strong protests inside and outside the parliament.

“We have also rejected the anti-poor budget,” Fazl said. “In order to ascertain facts, a parliamentary committee will be constituted.”

JUI-F Chief said that the participants of the meeting also stressed on establishing civil supremacy in the country. 

Black day on 25 July

Fazl ur Rehman announced that the APC members have decided to mark July 25 as black day to mark their protest against alleged rigging in the last general election. A public campaign in all four provinces will launch.

Replacement of Chairman Senate

JUI-F leader also showed severe concern on the Chairman Senate. He stated that the opposition parties will also replace Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani through a constitutional process.

Fazl said a steering committee – comprising members from all parties – will mandate to name a joint candidate. Adding “The committee will constitute Rehbar committee, it will also implement the APC decisions,”.

MNA Ali, Mohsin Production order

The participants of the meeting also demanded production order of two arrested legislators hailing from Waziristan, Fazl said.

He added that the opposition parties have also called for legislation on enforced disappearances. He said “The missing persons must be presented before the courts,”

18 Amendment is the spirit of Democracy

The APC has also condemned measures being taken against parliamentary democracy and 18th amendment, said Fazl. The opposition members have decided to resign in protest from the parliamentary committee constituted to probe rigging allegations, he added.  

The opposition leaders also rejected the selected accountability of the opposition leaders and have demanded a parliamentary committee to probe how the foreign loans spent since 2000, he added.


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