Nawaz says fully support the long march of lawyers on March 9January 27th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today that Pakistan Muslim League (N) PML (N) will fully support the long march of lawyers on March 9 and that the deposed judges should be restored without any further delay.
Addressing a press conference at the Punjab house, He said that Pakistan People’’s Party (PPP) and PML (N) endorsed Charter of Democracy (CoD) so that the people of Pakistan could be empowered.
The constitution was always violated by the dictators to serve their own agenda and that the creation of Pakistan was not meant to give indemnity to dictators and Martial laws, The News quoted, Nawaz as saying.
Nawaz said that the 17th Amendment should be abolished; “Even the Pakistan Muslim League (Q) has tabled a bill in the parliament for its abolition”, he added. He further said that his party had given the 18th Amendment draft to Mian Raza Rabbani in this regard.
Responding to a question, Nawaz said he and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto discussed the CoD in Jeddah and that there was complete unanimity of views on the restoration of judiciary, ensuring the supremacy of constitution and strengthening democracy in the country. PML (N) leader said an independent judiciary could steer Pakistan out of present crises, he said that the government should restore all deposed judges.(ANI)
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