ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan opposed incamera briefing of the government to parliament about US forces operation in Abbottabad against Osama Bin Laden and demanded to open the session for media and entire nation.
Speaking on point of order in the National Assembly on Monday, Ch. Nisar noted that four US helicopters entered on the land of 7th nuclear power of the world on May 2 night and violated the country’s sovereignty for one hour. He questioned that on one side the Prime Minister said that the secret agencies are under the PM but on the other side he was saying that it was failure of the intelligence agencies.
He termed the prime minister announcement about summoning of incamera session as positive step but added that there is lot of questions and the answers should be given in the front of media and adding that they would attend the meeting if it were effective.
He suggested to approach the United Nations against the United States attack and should summon the Air chief into the house for halting of drone attacks. We should sale these toys if we cannot protect our nuclear assets, Ch. Nisar added.
The government should set up national commission for investigation into Abbottabad’s operation, he suggested.
About the PM speech to the house, Ch. Nisar said that there was not even any single word to remove the reservations and insecurity of the masses and noted that the prime minister addressed into English for his foreign masters. He said that the prime minister’s address disappointed the nation.
It is the failure of the prime minister if it is the failure of the agencies and the prime minister should himself decide about this failure, the opposition leader underlined. He questioned that the government tell why the government pay so much attention to US demands and advices but not towards masses.
He demanded to conduct investigations into Osama’s incident, as there is lot of speculations. He suggested that the government should defend the country according to the constitution and demanded of investigation into US forces violation of international laws.
The whole government except from President Asif Ali was sleeping, as the president was busy in dealing, he added. Our national sovereignty was assassinated in this operation, the leader of the opposition said. Ch. Nisar pointed out that the masses did not elect them for completing of five-year tenure but for the protection of the country.
He noted that the PML-N has objection over the party sitting in the opposition benches as it had gained ministries recently and adding that they should join the treasury benches. Online