MULTAN: Lawyers on Thursday observed strike and boycotted court proceedings in support of democracy in the country.High Court Bar Association president Athar Hassan Bukhari said lawyers had always struggled for survival and promotion of democracy.He said no body would be allowed to derail democracy and lawyers were ready to sacrifice their lives for its protection.DBA president Sher Zaman Qureshi said political matters should be resolved through talks.
ISLAMABAD: Sunni Ithehad Council leader Haid Raza and PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain have demanded a change in the government team formed to hold talks with the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and its coalition partners.Speaking to media, Chaudhry Shujaat said negotiations could not be held with Khawaja Saad Rafique as he had been nominated in the Model Town tragedy FIR. “Talks will begin and end with the Model Town tragedy,” Shujaat added.Earlier, PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri said he would not be
ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has met Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today (Wednesday).Army Chief has asked the government to start objective negotiations with the protesters. “Solution through negotiations is best in the larger interest of the nation”, said General Raheel. He urged the government to start negotiations.According to Dunya News sources, government is ready to start conditional or unconditional negotiations. According to government