ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday is chairing a Parliamentry partiess meeting at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad.
The meeting is aimed at addressing concerns of political parties over the establishment of military courts in the country to try terror suspects.
Two main opposition parties Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) which had earlier endorsed the move — are now having mixed feelings on the subject.
Chairman PTI Imran Khan, Co chairperson PPP Asif Ali Zardai, opposition leader Khursheed Shah, Mulana Fazl ur Rehman, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Ishaw Dar, Chaudhry Nisar, Pervaiz Rasheed and Chief of Army staff attending the meeting.
A day earlier, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah refuted that the establishment of military courts was discussed during the Dec 24 meeting of parliamentary leaders.
Shah said that during the meeting, establishment of special courts did come into discussion but not military courts.
The MPC will also bring into discussion the progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan against terrorism, which had been agreed upon by all major political stakeholders in the country.
Key cabinet members and chief ministers of all four provinces are also attending the meeting.
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