NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- ALTAF HUSSAIN & TALIBAN
GUESTS- SHAHID KHAQAN ABBASI, RASHEED GODAL, NADEEM AFZAL CHAN, MUSTAFA AZIZABADI
SHAHID KHAQAN ABAASI OF PML-N said that Altaf Hussain is the head of a large political party and the government is helping him every possible way. He said that the British police are investigating Altaf Hussain and they are the one to move things forward. He said that the government has still the same policy to have negotiations with Taliban and take action against noncompliant. He said that the TTP has been dismantled in the result of the dialogues with Taliban and it is a great success of the government. He said that the military action against Taliban is underway with the orders of PM of Pakistan. He said that there are several problems in the national institutions and the government will appoint their heads after paying some heed.
RASHEED GODAL OF MQM said that the people of Karachi shut down the city of their own after they learned of Altaf Hussain apprehension MQM did not appeal for strike. He said that MQM has advised its worker to go and ask to the people to open the markets.
NADEEM AFZAL CHAN OF PPPP said that MQM is mainly responsible for the law and order and peace in Karachi. He said that the current situation of Karachi is harmful for the city, country and MQM itself. He said that PML-N government has special kind of relationship with Britain and releasing of the news of Altaf arrest on budget day has something behind it.
He said that the government and the military were and are not on one page on the issue of Taliban. He said that it was the duty of the government to take the military along on Taliban issue. He said that the fight between media and ISI was going on and the government was absent why they did not act. He said that the lower ranks soldier of the military has turned against the politicians because of the attitude of the government.
MUSTAFA AZIZABADI OF MQM said that he did not meet with Altaf Hussain the police is not giving permission for it. He said that another test of Altaf Hussain will be taken today and then the doctors will decide whether he should further stay in the hospital or not.