Feb 27

Electoral alliance with PTI, MQM to be decided on March 13: Tahirul Qadri

Tahirul QadriLahore: Tehrik-i-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) Chief Tahirul Qadri on Wednesday said that talks of electoral alliance with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) were underway and final decision would be taken on March 13 in a party meeting.

Talking to media at Lahore airport before leaving for Canada, Qadri said that he was leaving for Canada for the medical treatment and would return on March 11.

The TMQ chief said that the MQM and other parties were willing to form an electoral alliance with their party but the decision on the alliance would be made in the meeting of the federal council of the party on March 13.

Decision to either take part in the elections or boycott will be decided in the party meeting, he added.

Qadri further said that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has approved their demands of scurutiny of the election candidates.

“Opposition and government are annoyed over the approval of our demands,” he said.

The TMQ chief further added that just like the nation he also have suspicions over the holding of general elections in the country.

(Source thenewstribe)

Jan 15

Tahirul Qadri gives deadline for dissolution of Pakistan,s national, provincial assemblies

Islamabad: Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) Leader Dr Tahirul Qadri refused to give his first speech at Jinnah Avenue in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, and said that he would give his speech only in front of Parliament House of Pakistan.Dr Qadri

Addressing a mass rally at Jinnah Square in Islamabad, the PAT leader said that the current governments had lost their mandates and therefore he gave them a deadline till morning to resign from their assemblies on their own.

“Today the fake governments have lost their mandates,” he said adding that he invite President Asif Ali Zardari and ministers to join his revolution.

The religious scholar said that that the president and ministers were no more on their posts and had become the former president and ministers.

He further gave an ultimatum of five minutes to the local authorities to shift the stage in front of the parliament.

“Rehman Malik met me in Lahore and promised that our march will be at D Square, in front of Parliament, but the promise was not fulfilled.”

He further administered the oath from his followers to stay with him until the announcement of dissolution of the current government.

Dr Qadri further congratulated his followers for joining him in a 38-hour long march and reaching towards Jinnah Avenue for the revolution.

“This is not only the biggest march of Pakistan but the biggest of the world so far witnessed by the history,” he said.

He also said that the long march has ended and the revolution has began and now no one will use the word of march.

The PAT leader further applauded the role of media for working together with him to bring the march in Islamabad.

Earlier, Dr Tahirul Qadri arrived at the site of the sit-in. A large number of people gathered at Jinnah Avenue to welcome the Tahirul Qadri-led march. A large number of youth are present in the participating crowd while many women have also turned up at the sit-in, some of them with their children.

(source thenewstribe)