Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Friday rejected two separate bills tabled in National Assembly for reinstatement of military courts.


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The government had presented the 28th Constitutional Amendment Bill and the Army Act Amendment Bill 2017 for developing the consensus of all political parties.

On Thursday after holding a meeting with heads of all  parliamentary parties in Islamabad,  Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced that a two-year consensus was evolved in the military courts.

Later, the PPP had refused the reports that the party had agreed to a two-year extension for military courts.

“The PPP totally and roundly rejects any statement purportedly issued by any official agency creating a false and erroneous impression of the PPP having agreed to the draft proposals of the government,” a statement said released by PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar as quoted by Dawn news.