Azadi March to as­sume new di­rec­tion in two days

Opp de­cides to ex­ert more pres­sure on govt PPP’s Farhat­ul­lah Babar says Opp putting pres­sure on govt in the ‘first phase’ of Azadi March

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ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Is­lam-Fazl’s (JUIF) Azadi March will take a new di­rec­tion in two days, said party leader Akram Khan Dur­rani on Thurs­day.

Talk­ing the me­dia af­ter a meet­ing of the op­po­si­tion’s Re­hbar Com­mit­tee, he said that on the ba­sis of rec­om­men­da­tions pre­sented dur­ing Thurs­day’s meet­ing, new moves will emerge in the protest. He added that new car­a­vans from the Khy­ber Pakhtunkhw­a (KP) would soon join the Azadi March.

Pak­istan Peo­ple’s Party (PPP) leader Farhat­ul­lah Babar said that the op­po­si­tion is putting the gov­ern­ment un­der pres­sure, call­ing it ‘the first phase’.

Me­nawhile, JUI-F chief Maulana Fa­zlur Rehman di­rected the party mem­bers to present their stance in the Na­tional As­sem­bly (NA) with full zeal. The meet­ing de­cided that the op­po­si­tion would give a tough time to the gov­ern­ment and de­cided on a plan of ac­tion for the march and the par­lia­men­tary ses­sion.

PPP leader Farhat­ul­lah Babar, PPP Sec­re­tary Gen­eral Nay­yar Bukhari, Pak­istan Mus­lim LeagueNawa­z (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq, PML-N Khy­ber Pakhtunkhw­a Pres­i­dent Ameer Muqam, JUI-F’s Owais Noorani, Qaumi Watan Party’s (QWP) Hashim Babar, Jamiat Ahle Ha­dith’s Shafeeq Pa­suri, Na­tional Party’s (NP) Tahir Bizenjo and Pakhtunkhw­a Milli Awami Party’s (PkMAP) Us­man Kakar at­tended the meet­ing of the Re­hbar Com­mit­tee.

Ear­lier, Pun­jab As­sem­bly Speaker Chaudhry Per­vaiz Elahi called on the JUI-F chief to find a way to end the sit-in.

Talk­ing to re­porters be­fore the meet­ing, Elahi said that he was hop­ing for a pos­i­tive out­come and would soon give the na­tion some “good news”.

“We are hope­ful and things seem to be go­ing to­wards bet­ter­ment,” he said, adding that rec­om­men­da­tions are un­der con­sid­er­a­tion to break the on­go­ing dead­lock.

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