KARACHI – The lawmakers of Sindh stands behind the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lead federal government amid military offensive of North Waziristan Zarb-e-Azb.
On Monday, almost all political parties having representation in Sindh Assembly weighed behind federal government amid major offensive against outlawed militants of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in troubled tribal areas.
Agha Siraj Durrani, the speaker of Sindh Assembly said that all political parties of Sindh stands behind federal government over this operation. “This operation should have initiated long ago,” he added.
The Deputy Speaker of Sindh Syeda Shehla Raza also supported the operation initiative but said “Prime Minister should have taken National Assembly into confidence before this operation.”
Moreover, the Sindh government has reportedly completed its homework to tackle any possible backlash from militants.
“We were already on alert for terrorist attacks after the carnage on Karachi airport, but now after the launching of the operation we are extra alert and vigilant,” said Sharfuddin Memon, adviser to the chief minister on home affairs, while speaking to Dawn.
He said all sensitive installations had been doubly protected and the intelligence network had been further consolidated to check any possible violent reaction against the military operation.