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Hafiz Saeed meets Talal Bugti, urges solution to Balochistan crisis

Published Jan 08, 2013 08:04am


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Hafiz Mohammad Saeed. — Photo by Reuters

LAHORE: Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed on Tuesday said the government should take steps to resolve the issues confronting Balochistan on an emergency basis, DawnNews reported.

Speaking to media representatives after meeting with Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) chief Talal Akbar Bugti in Lahore, the JuD chief said the government no longer had the room to further delay on addressing the issues.

During the meeting, the two discussed Balochistan’s security situation as well as the country’s political situation.

Saeed told reporters that the government should take immediate steps to resolve the issues confronting Balochistan, adding that difficulties would increase in case the province’s issues remain unsolved.

Saeed further said that Balochistan should not be made to undergo a military operation.

He moreover questioned as to who would put a stop to “Indian interference” in the province.

The JuD chief added that his party would host an all parties’ conference on Balochistan.

On the occasion, Bugti said he would not support any artificially installed leadership in Balochistan, adding that an all parties’ conference would soon be called to discuss the province’s issues.


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asif ali Jan 08, 2013 04:01pm
yes he is same guy. Because, he is one of those people who want to save our beloved country. He is a real muslim.
Abdur Razzaque Jan 08, 2013 09:50am
"Bugti said he would not support any artificially installed leadership in Balochistan, adding that an all parties
Imran Jan 08, 2013 04:07pm
Yes it is the same guy who is wanted by the Indian government which ironically they don't want to share the evidences with their counterparts in Pakistan but want the Govt of Pakistan to arrest him.
Arun Jan 08, 2013 10:43am
This comment by Saeed shows that Saeed is a pawn of the ISI, Which now makes me believe that the ISI was behind the Mumbai attacks.
Qam Jan 08, 2013 01:05pm
A bit like Mr. Modi in India then oh that doesn't apply becuase he gave the order to killed muslims in India so it's an internal problem
raika45 Jan 08, 2013 10:27am
When the internal problem cannot be solved, it becomes quite convenient to lay the blame on "Indan involement"
Asif Kahsmiri Jan 08, 2013 01:13pm
for God sake Arun, grow up.
Shubs Jan 08, 2013 09:17am
Wow! The Pakistani media treats this mastermind of one of the world's most brutal terrorist attacks as if he's a respectable statesman! And then this country wants to be taken seriously on a global stage??
Yaqoot Mir Jan 08, 2013 02:31pm
how did you come to that conclusion? you seem like another India arm chair Pak Expert?
Modi Jan 08, 2013 01:13pm
@Arun and all his fellows - Which now finally makes me believe that RAW is behind all the unrest in Balochistan, supporter and financer of BLA as well as TTP. Cool ?
Mishra Jan 08, 2013 09:19am
Is this the same guy who is wanted in India for terror plots?
Awais Nazir Jan 08, 2013 07:41pm
A good economy will solve all of Pakistan's issues including the "Blauchistan issue". But none of the politicians in Pakistan remotely click at that. I am so hopeless.
Amir Jan 08, 2013 10:35pm
way to go Razzaq
Guru Jan 11, 2013 05:36pm
Saeed will lead Pakistan to destruction. Please arrest him.