Mushahid comes up with national govt idea to solve country’s problems
Mushahid says time has come to formulate clear policy against terrorism: Rabbani urges political parties to hold national dialogue inside parliament and evolve consensus on important matters
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PML-N Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed has suggested to form a national government to resolve problems of the country, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
He expressed these views while speaking in Senate on Tuesday.
During an interesting dialogue with Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani who was chairing the upper house session, Mushahid Hussain said that we wanted people’s problems to be solved. He went on to say if ‘you (Sanjrani) cannot do anything, then you and Raza Rabbani should announce a national government.”
On a lighter note, the Senate chairman asked Hussain to submit his CV for the purpose.
Hussain quipped “I have got only one-page CV.”
The Senate was holding discussion on recent incidents of terrorism in the country.
Hussain said time has come to formulate a clear policy against terrorism. He said we need a serious course correction while learning from mistakes of the past. He said NACTA should be strengthened.
Participating in the debate, Raza Rabbani strongly condemned the suicide blast that took place in the mosque of Peshawar yesterday.
He said anti-terrorism policy should be discussed in the joint session of the parliament being held on Feb 8.
He appealed to the political parties to hold national dialogue inside the parliament and evolve consensus on important matters.
Senator Saifullah Abro said efforts should be made to avert Peshawar-like incidents in future.
He said there should not be political point scoring on security-related matters.
Bahramand Khan Tangi emphasized the need for implementation of the National Action Plan to curb terror incidents. He said those behind terror acts must be apprehended and given punishment.
Describing Peshawar mosque blast as reprehensible, Muhammad Tahir Bizenjo said the government should focus on improving the security situation and protecting lives of common man.
Muhammad Akram said Pakistan is facing terrorism because of the flawed policies of the past.