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War being fought in name of religion is only war for power: Sherry Rehman

War being fought in name of religion is only war for power: Sherry Rehman
October 19, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman has said that the war being fought in the name of the religion is the war for power.

Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly on Wednesday, she said that Al-Qaeda was eliminated in the country and now the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is again surfacing.

"Nobody wants an increase in terrorism in the country. We should take the nation into confidence over the operations," she added.

The minister was of the view that the courts should listen to cases pertaining to human rights. "The country is ours and we have to save it," he added.

APP adds: for Climate Change Sherry Rehman on Wednesday proposed the formation of a ‘Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ to take the situation towards improvement in Balochistan.

She stressed to take practical steps for resolving the issues of the province and find out the solution of all problems in Parliament. " Pakistan had paid a heavy price in the war on terrorism. We had conducted successful operations against terrorism which had also been acknowledged by the world community."

She said that more than 80,000 people sacrificed their lives in war against terrorism while the PPP government gave a nod to launch operation against the terrorist elements after approval of the Parliament.

She said that joint sitting was summoned in PPP tenure and National Security Committee was constituted which was given complete authority to curb terrorism and protect the national interests. She said the terrorists could not be allowed to raise their ugly heads again in Swat or other areas .

The minister said that her Leader Benazir Bhutto raised the flag of Pakistan in Swat and always talked about sovereign Pakistan.

She demanded to take Parliament into confidence in case of any action against mischievous elements.

She said that talks could be allowed with only those who respected the Constitution and de-weaponize themselves.