Islamabad, In a series of interviews with panels of journalists on various private television channels, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has outlined the critical role of the PPP in the formation of governments in the Centre, Punjab, and Balochistan. He expressed gratitude towards the electorate for their support in the recent elections, highlighting the PPP’s unique position with representation in all four provinces of Pakistan.
According to Pakistan Peoples Party, Chairman Bilawal emphasized the PPP’s manifesto and its new approach to politics, aimed at burying the politics of hatred and division to reduce political instability for economic stability. He noted that the full election results were pending, and the decisions of independent candidates would play a crucial role in shaping the final political landscape. Bilawal stressed that no government could be formed in the Centre, Punjab, or Balochistan without the PPP’s support, underlining the party’s pivotal position in the political equation.
The PPP, contesting the elections with a focus on its manifesto, aims to introduce reforms and policies to ensure economic prosperity and address political toxicity. Bilawal highlighted the party’s commitment to public-private partnerships, drawing on successful experiences in Sindh with infrastructure and healthcare projects. He emphasized the necessity of consensus on economic policies and the implementation of the party’s manifesto to the extent possible, given the likely coalition government scenario.
Bilawal also addressed questions regarding the election process and the PPP’s performance, particularly in Lahore, where initial results showed promise but later changed. Despite this, he remains optimistic about the PPP’s potential and its bright future in Punjab, citing the party’s legislative efforts and initiatives like the Benazir Mazdoor Card in Sindh as examples of its commitment to worker and student welfare.
Regarding government formation, Bilawal indicated the PPP’s focus on establishing coalition governments in Balochistan and Punjab while maintaining a strong presence in Sindh. He outlined priorities for Balochistan, including replicating successful Sindh projects and establishing healthcare facilities, to foster a sense of stakeholder inclusion among the province’s residents.
Bilawal called for addressing complaints of irregularities in the counting process and results, especially from Karachi, and highlighted the need for a political consensus to establish peace in Balochistan. He proposed the creation of a new “Charter of Democracy” or at least a code of conduct in politics to prevent political differences from becoming personal vendettas, urging mutual respect among politicians for Pakistan’s progress.
Rawalpindi, The Tehreek Nifaz Fiqh Jafaria (TNFJ) in Pakistan has underscored the urgent need for the implementation of the 1973 constitution to establish a welfare Islamic state and ensure the protection of religious and national rights. This call was made during a significant address by Allama Aghazi Hussain Maqdisi, marking the 40th anniversary of Quaid Millat Jafaria Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Mousavi’s leadership.
According to Tehreek Nafaze Fiqhe Jafariya, Allama Aghazi Hussain Maqdisi highlighted the critical role of adhering to the agreed-upon constitution for the creation of a welfare Islamic state that truly embodies Sharia. The address stressed the importance of ending discriminatory practices against various Muslim schools and ensuring equal rights and opportunities for all citizens, as envisioned by Pakistan’s founders. The preservation of religious freedoms and the promotion of unity among Sunni and Shia communities were emphasized as essential for the country’s stability and prosperity.
The TNFJ leader reiterated the organization’s dedication to the principles of Jafaria Jafaria Aghasid Hamid Ali Shah Mousavi, focusing on the protection of Wilayat Ali (a.s.) mourning practices and the defense of religious and national rights. The significance of February 10 as a day of renewal of covenant and commitment was also highlighted, along with the importance of national unity in facing external threats.
The ceremony addressed ongoing issues such as the monopolization of state institutions by specific religious ideologies, the usurpation of citizens’ rights, and the rise of terrorism. The implementation of the National Action Plan was proposed as a solution to eradicate terrorism and ensure peace within the country.
Furthermore, the historical context of the TNFJ’s establishment was discussed, emphasizing its foundation on the struggle for religious freedom and equality. The legacy of Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Mousavi’s resistance against attempts to alter Pakistan’s basic ideology was celebrated, alongside the achievements of the Junejo Mousavi agreement, which ensures the protection of religious processions.
The address concluded with a call for genuine efforts to combat terrorism, highlighting the need for unity and the prioritization of the country’s broader interests over individual or group grievances. The gathering underscored TNFJ’s commitment to the ideology of Pakistan and its readiness to make sacrifices for the nation’s welfare.