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Friday May 24, 2024

Capital suggestion: May 9

By Dr Farrukh Saleem
June 11, 2023

In Pakistan’s eventful history spanning 27,695 days, what happened on May 9 has never happened before. May 9 amounts to an act of betraying one’s own country by engaging in activities that undermine Pakistan’s sovereignty, security, and integrity. May 9 equates to providing aid or comfort to those who are enemies of Pakistan. May 9 amounts to assisting or supporting foreign entities who are in conflict with or pose a threat to Pakistan and its interests. May 9 was a failed attempt to seduce or persuade military personnel to mutiny or desert their duty. All these acts are grave offences due to the potential harm they can inflict on our national security.

Analyzing the patterns and motives behind the events of May 9 reveals alignment with the interests and goals of a foreign entity, indicating the possibility of foreign sponsorship. The events that unfolded on May 9 were not mere isolated incidents; they represented a concerted effort to weaken and destabilize Pakistan. May 9 was a failed attempt to initiate widespread civil unrest and endanger lives. May 9 was a violation of allegiance or loyalty to Pakistan. May 9 was aimed at weakening the state of Pakistan. May 9 was aimed at destabilizing the state of Pakistan. May 9 had acts that directly aided our enemies. May 9 was an attempt to sabotage our national interests. May 9 was full of acts that demonstrated disloyalty – or even hostility – towards the state itself.

May 9 was an orchestrated attempt to exploit the vulnerabilities within our society, aiming to create divisions and undermine the unity that binds us as a nation. May 9 embodies a grave offence that strikes at the very heart of our nation’s sovereignty, security, and integrity. May 9 was a sinister plot to sow seeds of discord. Acts perpetrated on May 9 directly aided our enemies, aiming to sabotage our national interests. May 9 was a stark display of disloyalty and a brazen exhibition of hostility towards the state itself. May 9 endangered the welfare of the citizens of Pakistan. The perpetrators behind the events of May 9 aimed to disrupt the harmony between the people of Pakistan and their valiant armed forces.

The significance of May 9 extends beyond its immediate impact. May 9 serves as a wake-up call for the entire nation, urging us to remain steadfast in our commitment to safeguarding our country’s interests. We must take collective responsibility to identify and root out any elements that pose a threat to Pakistan’s stability, regardless of their origin or intentions.

We must remain vigilant and united against those who seek to harm us from within or without. May 9 should serve as a turning point in our history, where we emerge stronger, more resilient, and determined to preserve the unity and integrity of Pakistan. It is our duty to honor the sacrifices of those who have fought to protect our sovereignty. May 9 was, in essence, the ultimate betrayal of trust.

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad. He tweets @saleemfarrukh and can be reached at: farrukh15@hotmail.com