Terrorism cannot be linked to Islam, says Nawaz Sharif

June 19th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Nawaz Sharif Lahore, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif said terrorism cannot be linked to Islam and there is a need to focus on the root cause that leads to violence, Online news agency reported Friday.
Sharif made the remarks during his meeting with former Pakistani president Rafiq Tarar and religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel here.

“We will have to work together - beyond party political considerations to face this challenge. Every one has to play one’s role in this regard,” said Nawaz.

They also discussed the prevailing political situation in the country.

He said he and his colleagues were working hard to improve the law and order situation in Punjab that has witnessed a resurgence of violence of late.

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