PPP advises Benazir not to come back

November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin  
A majority of the PPP leadership during the joint CEC and federal council meeting suggested to Bhutto that she should not return to Pakistan after her departure to Dubai, Aaj TV reported.

Earlier, on Thursday within hours after postponing her visit to Dubai, former premier Bhutto left Karachi for United Arab Emirates (UAE).

She left for Dubai in an Emirates flight, The News reported.

“I am going to Dubai to see my children and ailing mother,” Bhutto reportedly told her party leaders.

Her ‘emergency’ visit to Dubai comes amidst growing speculations that President Pervez Musharraf might impose martial law in the country if the Supreme Court gives a verdict jeopardising his ambition to continue as the President of the country.

The Supreme Court is expected to give its verdict on the validity of Musharraf’s candidature in the October 6 presidential polls on Friday, but has rescheduled it to November 12, only three days ahead of the General’s term being over.

Bhutto, who has reportedly said that she would arrive back on November 8, on Wednesday condemned the reports about the imposition of emergency or any other undemocratic action in the country, and warned that the nation would resist such acts.

Bhutto had warned that in case of emergency, people would come out on streets, and her party would lead the nation against the extreme action, which would be against democracy and sovereignty of the country.

Meanwhile, there is mounting speculations that Musharraf might take any action that he might deem appropriate for the country and for the continuity of the system. (ANI)

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