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Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday directed leaders from the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) to stop giving remarks and making statements against the judiciary, adding that, members of the party must respect the courts, DawnNews reported.

After his appearance in the Supreme Court today over the show-cause notice issued against him for contempt of court, the prime minister met with federal ministers and leaders from the coalition parties.

Today's hearing came under discussion during the meeting and the premier directed the federal ministers to respect the judiciary, especially during their appearances in television talk shows.

He also directed other party members to refrain from making statements against the judiciary.

"Statements and remarks that may reflect a confrontation between the government and the judiciary should not be made," the prime minister said.

The ministers and coalition leaders present during the meeting appreciated the prime minister's stance in the court.

Comments (2) Closed

Deendayal Lulla Aug 27, 2012 11:07am
Comments should be welcome. the courts shouldhave no poblem in comments,as it only helps the judiciary.
Muhammad Alvi Aug 27, 2012 06:23pm
There are always at least two parties in the court. The court's decision has to be against one party. If that party is diciplined, they can say that they disagree with the decision, but will obey the orders of the court. No other remarks must be made against the court. But there are people like Malik Riaz in Pakistan, who attack the court. They belong to jail.