Nawaz asks army to change mindset


Chief Minister (5k+ posts)
LAHORE: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has vowed never to allow any institution to become a sacred cow and be above the law.

There is no sacred cow in the country and none should try to become a sacred cow as (we) wont allow such an attempt, he told a reference meeting held here on Friday for journalist Salim Shehzad who has been murdered in mysterious

Without naming the army but leaving no doubt which institution he was talking about, he said (they) would have to change their mindset.

If the army wants not to be criticised it will have to remove the causes of criticism.

End your domination of foreign policy (making) if you wish the criticism to end. Our relations should be with the Afghan people and not with a single party. There should be no parallel government (of agencies) in the country.

He said the Kashmir cause had been damaged most by our own institutions, adding that keeping the national interest in mind he could not go into details.

The former prime minister said he was not against any institution, but the army was under the domination of a handful of people with a specific mindset.

He said there was nothing wrong in calling for a discussion on defence budget in parliament.What is wrong with this demand?

What is there that they (the armed forces) want to conceal from their own countrymen.

He said the army should make a pledge not to transgress its domain and if it did then it was my and other peoples duty to check it.

He vowed to organise a long march if he had to do it for the purpose.

Pledging never to compromise on principles, he said the game of holding the Constitution in abeyance, murdering journalists and dissolving judiciary would have to be ended.

Admitting that he had committed mistakes in the past, he said he had learned from those mistakes and others should follow suit.

When all hands rise to grab someone by the collar that is time for introspection. Had those at the helm of affairs done introspection there would have been no incidents like Abbottabad and PNS Mehran.

Urging the Supreme Court to take notice of the killing of Mr Shehzad, Mr Sharif said he and his party would be with the journalist community till the killers were brought to book.

He said he wondered why the prime minister was shying away from forming a commission to investigate the murder of Mr Shahzad, adding that the country would survive only if there was rule of law.

Human Rights activist Hina Jilani said the army was itself the biggest threat to the security of the country, adding that there should be no room in the army for soldiers who had an agenda over and above the security of the country and its citizens.

The Managing Director of Friday Times, Jugnoo Mohsin, said if Shehzad was not killed by ISI then being one of the largest
secret agencies in the world it should expose the killers.

Seeking reforms in the institution of armed forces, Editor of local Urdu daily Pakistan Mujeebur Rehman Shami regretted that in the name of discipline one person (army chief) held the entire institution hostage.

Dr Akmal Hussain said people would have to unite on a single platform to get the right of telling the truth.

The meeting adopted a resolution which condemned the murder of Shehzad and formed a 22-member Media Commission to monitor increasing attacks on media persons and defend press freedom in Pakistan.

The commission will defend journalists under attack and pursue their cases but also audit the content of media, besides proposing a code of ethics.


MPA (400+ posts)
Maindaki zukaam ho gya..........Ganjjay.....Amreeka aur Saudia kay talway chaatnay walon ko abb Pakistani kabhi kabool nahi karain ge......challo daorro.....


Minister (2k+ posts)
زبردست میاں صاحب جس بی ملک کی آرمی بے قابو ہو جائے یا اپنے آپ کو قانون سے بالادست سمجے وہ ملک قائم نہیں رہ سکتا مجھے آپ کی دلیرانہ سوچ پر پورے ملک کو فخر ہے ہمارے ملک کے آدھے مسائل حل ہو جایئں گے اگر یہ بے قابو جرنیل سمجھ جائیں تو
Maindaki zukaam ho gya..........Ganjjay.....Amreeka aur Saudia kay talway chaatnay walon ko abb Pakistani kabhi kabool nahi karain ge......challo daorro.....

آپ پی ٹی آئی والے ایم کیو ایم کے نقش قدم پر نہ چلیں۔ اگر وھی نامناسب تنقید والا طریقہ استعمال کیا تو لوگ مایوس ھو جائیں گے۔ میں نے آج تک نواز شریف اور شہباز شریف کے منہ سے عمران کے خلاف کوئی بات نہی سنی۔ لیکن جب سے عمران نے الطاف سے فون پر بات کی ھے عمران کی زبان تھکتی نہی ھے نواز نواز کرتے۔ کوئی حد ھوتی ھے منافقت کی۔ وہ جو کل تک ڈان تھا مافیا قاتل جس کے خلاف لندن گئے آج وہ بھائی بن گیا اور کہا جا رھا ھے ایم کیوایم اور تحریک انصاف کا نیچرل ایلائنس بن سکتا ھے۔ شرم کا مقام ھے۔ اگر نواز شریف فوج کو اس کی اوقات میں رہ کر کام کرنے کی بات کرتا ھے تو فوج اور ایجنسیاں عمران اور الطاف کے ذریعے اپنے بدلے کا جواب دیتی ھیں۔
نواز شریف دو دفعہ اس ملک کا وزیراعظم رہ چکا ھے۔ اس وقت بھی ان کی پنجاب میں حکومت ھے۔ اگر وہ چاھتے تو ق لیگ کے لوٹوں کو معاف کرکے اپنی حکومت بنا سکتے تھے لیکن اصولوں کی سیاست کا آغاز ایک اچھی روایت ھے۔ پاکستان میں کوئی بھی ایسا سیاستدان نہی جس نے غلطیاں نہ کی ھوں۔ لیکن سمجھہ دار وہ جو اپنی غلطیوں کو تسلیم کرے اور ان سے سبق حاصل کرے۔
اب جلنے سڑنے سےکچھہ حاصل نہی ھو گا۔ اس حقیقت کو آنکھیں بند کرکے تسلیم کر لیا جائے کہ آئندہ کی حکومت نواز شریف کی ھی ھو گی۔ لہذا ایجنسیوں کے ھاتھوں نہ کبھی انقلاب آیا نہ ھی آئے گا۔ نواز شریف کے خلاف بولنے کے بجائے اپنے منشور کی بات کریں۔ لوگوں کو بتائیں آپ کے پاس کون سے لوگ ھیں۔ کیا کابینہ بنے گی۔ لیکن اب تک تو یہی لگتا ھے۔ حکومت کے خلاف بات نہی کرنی۔ حکومت کے اتحادیوں سے اندر اندر کچھہ اور کھچڑی اور حکومت کے مخالفین کے خلاف ان کا ساتھہ دینا۔ کیا بات ھے آپ کے انقلاب کی۔

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pakhtoon pardesi

MPA (400+ posts)
With due respect to all Nawaz Sharif haters , you should know that Nawaz Sharif is the only leader in Pakistan who has the ability to solve most of our problems we are facing now. He is the revolutionary leader who knows how to change the status que in Pakistan, if these power loving generals let him do.