Gilani asks US to stop worrying about Swat situation

April 20th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, Apr. 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that normalcy is returning in Swat, and that no one including the US should be worried about the situation.

“Pakistan knows well how to safeguard its national interests and the US special envoy Richard Holbrooke should not be worried about situation in Swat,” the Daily Times quoted Gilani, as saying.

In an interview to Geo TV, Gilani said that he was not concerned at all with Pak-Taliban chief Maulana Sufi Mohammad’s statements that the Supreme Court and High Courts were “un-Islamic”.

On Sunday, Mohammad had said that the Supreme Court and the High courts were un-Islamic.

He had also threatened the Pakistan Government with dire consequences if the Qazi courts were not set up all over Malakand region and Kohistan within one month.

“The government must establish Dar-ul-Quza at Malakand Division by April 23, otherwise I will not be responsible for the consequences,” Sufi warned. (ANI)

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