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Zardari should name person who contacted him: defence sources

If Zardari is truthful, he should name the person who had contacted him and sought his help, sources say

December 22, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Asif Ali Zardari should name the person who had contacted him on behalf of the establishment and sought his help for a future setup, a senior defence source said. Talking to The News, the source lamented that every now and then statements are made and hints are given about “deals” (with establishment) which is both unfortunate and irresponsible.

If Zardari is truthful, he should name the person who had contacted him and sought his help, the source said. The source, holding an important position, said that the defence officials do not want to get engaged in any unnecessary debate with such politicians, who are issuing weird statements without any solid basis.

The source said there is a general trend of blaming the military establishment for every matter. Often people talk about “deals” with the establishment but never name those who are approaching them or with whom they are making the “deals”.

Referring to the repeated allegations of “having received telephone calls” by leaders and MPs particularly of the opposition parties in matters relating to legislation and voting, the source said that even in these cases the politician should name those who are contacting them. He said that this trend of alleging the establishment without naming the person(s) involved should be discouraged and brought to an end. PPP Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari said Monday that he had to think of the future, as those who had formulas like minus-one were asking for help. He did not name the military establishment but it was clear from his indirect reference given in his speech.

Without naming anyone, the former president said he had told certain quarters no talks possible till the government was sent packing. Zardari said that he had stated in his first speech in the parliament after the 2018 elections that this “hotchpotch” of government would not deliver.

Comments

    Azhar Hussain commented one year ago

    Zardari said that he had stated in his first speech in the parliament after the 2018 elections that this “hotchpotch” of government would not deliver" and Bhutto family especially Zardari what have you delivered?

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    N K Ali commented one year ago

    Pakistani politicos love to give themselves irelevant importance. They do not work but make mischief all the time. Salams

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    Hasn Zaidi commented one year ago

    اس کو کہتے ہیں چور کی داڑھی میں تنکا

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    Zubair Ahmed commented one year ago

    Amazing statement by Asif Zardari, he claimed that he was told he stablimeant had made him power ful president of pakistan but he elevated his powers to parliament he himself acknowledged that he was not choosen/elected by people but was selected by someone elese

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    Shabbir commented one year ago

    Asif Zardari and the 'source' in this news item both should have names...

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    Abdul Rehman Bhatti commented one year ago

    We don't want looters and corrupt politicians to come again. It's enough that they destroyed and continuly destroyed Pakistan for 70 years.

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    Rizwan commented one year ago

    Story says a source told Me.Abbasi that AZ should name who approached him. Mr.Abbasi would you like to name who asked you ? If your source is secret then how you expect AZ to reveal his source ?

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    Zakir Hussain commented one year ago

    So at least PTI agrees that they have been brought

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    adeel commented one year ago

    for smart pti voters ....imran khan uses the same lawyer zardari does...Babar Awan!

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