ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The talks between government’s negotiation team and the opposition’s Rehbar Committee over Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) Azadi March, hit a deadlock on Friday.
The government’s negotiation team, headed by Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, and the opposition’s Rahber Committee met in Islamabad to discuss to discuss matter of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) Azadi March.
Talking to media after meeting, head of government’s negotiation team Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak said that they heard each other’s suggestions, adding that they could not reach to final decision and the talks would continue.
On the other hand, head of the Rehbar Committee Akram Durrani said that they have not reached any decision and the dialogues would continue, adding that no time frame has been fixed.
Earlier, the Rahber Committee head briefly addressed the media and said that both the parties discussed “positive things” in a cordial environment.
JUI-F devises master plan for Azadi march
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has devised strategy for anti-government protests throughout the country and has issued directives to district administration in this regard.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) has finalized anti-government protest strategy and along list of guidelines has been issued to district officials to remove potential obstacles.
The JUI-F leadership directed the party office bearers to bring cranes. JUI-F centers and madrassas situated on the route of the march are directed to arrange telephones and wifi services, so that the Azadi march could be fully covered on social media without any interruption.
JUI-F has also directed its workers to arrange for an ambulance, two doctors and first-aid kit to deal with any untoward situation. Moreover, workers are asked to bring water and salt to avoid government measures.
“Every worker must carry dry fruits, a blanket and two pairs of clothes with themselves as the weather is turning cold,” read the JUI-F directives.
The workers have also been directed to arrive in Islamabad at any cost in case of any aggression. All the vehicles participating in the march must have national as well as JUI-F’s party flag hoisted on them.
On the other hand, the JUI-F is facing problems even before beginning of the Azadi March as the transporters have refused to provide vehicles for the participants. In this regard, JUI-F Sindh’s leader Rashid Soomro has written a letter to Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah expressing reservations on the move.