Nawaz fundamentally opposed to Zardaris constitutional packageJune 7th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 7 (ANI): The fundamental discrepancy the PML-N sees in the draft Constitutional package is PPPs proposal to restore the deposed judiciary through a constitutional amendment, said a party spokesman here last evening.
He said his party could also not give indemnity to President Pervez Musharraf’s unconstitutional acts because such a step would pave the way for future adventurers.
Because of such fundamental differences over the PPP’s package of constitutional amendments, the PML-N has not accepted the draft in toto, said the spokesman.
We can’t accept the restoration of judiciary through a constitutional amendment as it would be tantamount to accepting Gen Musharraf’s unconstitutional action of Nov 3 as part of the Constitution, the Dawn quoted spokesman Siddiqul Farooq as saying.
He claimed that the PPP leadership had also realized that the draft had attracted the worst criticism from most segments of society.
Farooq said his party would propose amendments to the draft package and also give rationale. The PML-N committee constituted for the purpose would finalize its recommendations by Tuesday, he added.
The committee, he said, would hand over its recommendations to Nawaz Sharif who would then convene a meeting of the party’s central working committee and the parliamentary party. The proposals finalized at the meeting would be given in black and white to the PPP leadership, he said. (ANI)
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