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Nation needs emergency restructuring: Achakzai.

ISLAMABAD, 25 May , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- The head of PKMP (Pakhtoon Khwa Milli Party), Khan Mahmood Achakzai has said that since the Country was passing through dire crisis, which required immediate restructuring on emergency basis. Addressing a seminar held by National Press Club, regarding Challenges faced by National solidarity and how to cope, yesterday, he said that the only viable solution to overcome the prevalent crisis, was to be utterly realistic, and stressed upon respecting the sovereignty of others and specifically stop interference in the affairs of neighbouring Afghanistan. He also advocated interfaith harmony and tolerance of others' religious beliefs, and places of worship, warning that no one could enforce Islam by force. Referring to the situation in Balochistan, he said that State would have to make just and legitimate decisions regarding its units; stressing the rights of Baloch on resources of Balochistan, and also criticized the way government handed the issue of killing of late Akbar Bugti, which would only in crease hate among Balochistan for State and Punjab. He also berated a "certain political entity" who jumped any dictatorial bandwagon in power by labelling themselves as followers of Quaid-e-Azam, despite the fact that Quaid-e-Azam always strictly wanted Army to refrain from politics. He also criticized the fact that since nobody could have access power to rule until backed and approved by establishment, it would be real hard to expect any Provincial autonomy to evolve, and was chagrin at the fact that almost anybody Was bestowed with outrageous titles and endowments. He said that kin of missing persons, did not differentiate between Army and Taliban and regarding drone attacks said that, before demanding any Ends/Online to these drone attacks, foreigner elements from FATA would have to flushed out. He also wanted to unravel the mystery the arrival of these foreigners in FATA. The PKMP leader was also chagrin at the fact that Malakand refugees were stopped from entering in to Sind Province, despite the fact that this was their own land.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:May 25, 2009
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