ISLAMABAD: With the Chaudhrys of Gujarat negotiating instantly with JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on ‘Azadi March’ due to their private rapport with the cleric, there was some “progress” in breaking the deadlock and a pact assured by these within the high echelons of energy is on the cards.
PML-Q chief and Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, who’s a member of the federal government’s negotiating crew, met the Maulana on the latter’s residence for the third time in 36 hours on Wednesday.
Chatting with the media after the assembly, Pervaiz stated the negotiations had been making “progress”. “There are a lot of processes beneath method on the identical time and reaching a breakthrough would require time and endurance,” he added.
The PML-Q chief additionally met the JUI-F chief on Tuesday night time.
Pevaiz and his cousin PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain — often known as the Chaudhry brothers – referred to as on the 66-year-old cleric on Monday night time as effectively after holding telephonic conversations with him.
In line with sources, Shujaat and Pervaiz of their conferences with the Maulana have mentioned chalking out an settlement in mild of the suggestions of each the federal government’s negotiating crew and the joint opposition’s Rahbar Committee. The sources stated Fazl had responded positively to the proposal.
In line with JUI-F sources, the talks between the federal government crew and the Rahbar Committee have failed to interrupt the impasse however the Chaudhry brothers may be capable to attain an understanding with the Maulana and persuade him to finish the ‘Azadi March’.
The federal government has handed over the accountability of holding direct talks with the Maulana to the Chaudhry brothers.
The federal government’s negotiating crew held a gathering presided over by its head, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, to evaluation the progress made thus far within the talks with the opposition. It was determined that the Chaudhry brothers would interact in a dialogue with the JUI-F chief themselves. Subsequently, the federal government crew and the Rahbar Committee didn’t meet for one more spherical of talks. The Chaudhry brothers are in contact with Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Maulana and different stakeholders.
Addressing the mammoth gathering of his ‘Azadi March’ protesters tenting on a sprawling floor in Sector H-9 of Islamabad, the Maulana demanded the withdrawal of the presidential reference filed towards Supreme Court’s Justice Qazi Faez Isa.
“He [Justice Isa] is a choose whose verdicts are based mostly on justice. The rulers try to oust him by way of reference as a result of his verdicts are towards their pursuits,” he added.
“We announce our assist for the legal professionals’ protest and demand that the reference towards Justice Isa be withdrawn.”
The JUI-F chief stated “one-sided justice and accountability” wouldn’t be tolerated.
The Maulana additionally introduced that ‘Azadi March’ could be transformed into Seerat-e-Tayyaba Convention on 12th Rabiul Awwal.
Talking on intermittent rains turning climate chilly in Islamabad, the cleric appreciated the protesters for braving such harsh situations.
“If we will survive rain and stormy winds then nothing can cease us from attaining our targets,” he stated.
Aid for protesters
Expressing his considerations over the well-being of the protesters due to the climate situations, PM Imran has tasked the Capital Improvement Authority chairman to go to the venue of protest and assess what reduction and help may very well be supplied to them.
Nonetheless, the JUI-F snubbed the prime minister’s initiative, saying that the protesters might deal with the scenario on their very own.
“He [prime minister] can hold his reduction efforts in his pocket,” JUI-F Basic Secretary Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri advised the media. “Rain is a blessing from God. It’s the calamity that we’re up towards,” he added referring to the PTI authorities.
Haideri additionally stated the JUI-F in its central govt committee assembly earlier within the day had determined to hold on ‘Azadi March’ till the resignation of the prime minister.
Spiritual Affairs Minister Noorul Haq Qadri, a member of the federal government’s negotiating crew, accused the JUI-F chief of spreading false rumours that the federal government was amending the constitutional provision concerning the finality of the prophethood, had bought off Kashmir and was recognising Israel.
“All these allegations are baseless and solely politically motivated,” he stated at a information convention.
“If the Maulana thinks he can collect 15,000 or 20,000 males in Islamabad and oust a primary minister who has come to energy with the votes of 200 million folks, he’s gravely mistaken,” he added.
The minister additional stated the JUI-F chief believed within the politics of reconciliation and at all times saved his choices open. “Subsequently, the present deadlock will break too and a way out of this example will quickly be discovered.”