Zardari could lose public support if judges not reinstated, says Nawaz

June 21st, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Nawaz Sharif

Lahore, June 21 (ANI): PML-N leader and former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif has said that PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was at the risk of losing popularity among the countrymen if he failed to honour the Murree Accord to reinstate judges fired by President Pervez Musharraf.

He insisted that the sacked judges should be reinstated through a parliamentary resolution, as mentioned in the Murree agreement, and not through a constitutional amendment as proposed by the PPP-led federal government.

The Murree Declaration clearly speaks of the reinstatement of the judges through a parliamentary resolution and not through a constitutional amendment that Zardari has sent us, the Daily Times quoted Nawaz as saying.

He added that Zardaris proposal (of reinstating sacked judges through a constitutional amendment) will tantamount to accepting Musharrafs unconstitutional actions of November 3. (ANI)

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