NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- YEMEN SITUATION, NA 246
GUESTS- SHAHID KHAQAN ABBASI, SAEED GHANI, IMRAN ISMAIL, WASEEM AKHTER, KHAWAJA MOHAMMAD ASIF
SHAHID KHAQAN ABBASI OF PML-N said that Pakistani point of view is very clear on Yemen we want peace there but will play our required role according to the situation. He said that when the military is deployed to a third country it is not possible without ratification of the parliament and due process. He said that our military remained in Saudi Arabia in the past and will be sent for their security if necessary. He said that the efforts are being made to portray Yemen and Saudi Arabia rift as Shia Sunni problem but in reality it is not.
He said that media conducts the trial of the government in power the most. He said that when media talks about some political party it accuses it for media trial.
He said that the price of LNG with Qatar will be decided in a meeting on 1st and 2nd of April. He said that LNG issue will be discussed in the parliament after the price is decided.
SAEED GHANI OF PPPP said that it will not be appropriate for Pakistan military to take part in the action in Yemen. He said that Pakistan military is fighting a war against terrorists inside the country it can not afford to open a new front. He said that the situation like in Yemen suits Al-Quaeda it can become stronger. He said that Arab League and OIC should play their role to resolve Yemen problem swiftly.
He said that in case of threat to Saudi Arabia the deployment of Pakistan military will be a good step but this issue should be discussed in the parliament first.
He said that law and order situation in Karachi has been improved a lot since the start of the operation there. He said that if there are some complaints about the operation in Karachi they should be scrutinized to keep the credibility of the operation in tact.
IMRAN ISMAIL OF PTI said that the issue of the deployment of the military should be discussed in the parliament. He said that we are all ready to protect Mecca and Madina but the problem of Yemen should be resolved peacefully. He said that Muslim Ummah is disintegrating on the issue of Shia and Sunni and it is very dangerous for Pakistan and Muslim world.
He said that Zarb-e-Azb is the war of the survival of Pakistan we can not afford to lose in this situation our military should not be deployed to Yemen.
He said that he hopes that PTI will get more votes in NA-246 as compare to the last elections. He said that in the last elections MQM put fake votes and average of vote casting was two votes in a second that is impossible. He said that if MQM wins in NA-246 he will go himself to congratulate but will not allow any rigging there.
He said that Karachi operation is moving forward in right direction. He said that Karachi operation started from Layari a strong hold of PPPP in their own government but they have no objection on it.
He said that the people arrested from 90 were unarmed but criminals. He said that MQM is using the name of the Mohajir but has done nothing for their well being.
WASEEM AKHTER OF MQM said that the point of view of MQM is that the problem of Yemen should be resolved on the table through the dialogues.
He said that operation against MQM was going on in 1992 but still it managed to win the election in NA-246.
He said that the credibility of the operation in Karachi is a question mark.
KHAWAJA MOHAMMAD ASIF OF PML-N said that a meeting was held under PM but no decision has been made to deploy Pakistan military to Saudi Arabia. He said that if there will be any threat to the security of Saudi Arabia then Pakistan will defend it on any cost. He said that Pakistan does not want to become the victim of sectarianism and also wants to save the Muslim world from this menace.