Punjab and Sindh Assembly passes resolution supporting Zarb-e-Azb

LAHORE/KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Monday submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly in favour of Operation Zarbe-e-Azab.

The resolution was moved by PPP MPA Faiza Malik. It was stated in the resolution that every single person of the nation stands with Pakistan Army in war against terrorism.

A tribute is being given to those security personnel who have sacrificed their lives for the motherland in war against terrorism.

While, the Sindh Assembly on Monday approved a resolution supporting the military operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ against terrorists in North Waziristan Agency.

The provincial assembly session was chaired by speaker Agha Siraj Durrani during which a table supporting the operation was tabled by MQM parliamentarian Irum Farooque which was approved unanimously.

The resolution states that despite efforts of the government to hold peace talks, terrorists continued with their nefarious activities.

Speaking to the media after the provincial assembly session, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon said police and Rangers had been placed on high-alert in Karachi. Opposition leader in the provincial assembly Shaheryar Maher said the operation against terrorists was the need of the hour.

PTI MPA Hafeez Uddin said the government was confused over the operation. Deputy speaker Shehla Raza praised the Pakistan Army calling it amongst the best in the world. She expressed hope that the operation would be successful.