Pakistan yields to militants: Islamic law draft signed by Zardari
The Pakistan government on Monday granted a major demand of Swat militants as President Asif Ali Zardari signed the draft of Islamic law after the National Assembly passed a resolution with majority vote in support of the enforcement of Islamic law in the troubled Malakand region of the country.
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has signed Nizam-e-Adl Regulation 2009 after it was approved with majority by the Parliament, Senior Minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour said on Monday.
The National Assembly passed the resolution with majority in support of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation 2009 for implementation of Shariah in Malakand Dvision.
The resolution recommends approving of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation by President Asif Ali Zardari.
Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani speaking on the occasion said the Parliament was taken into confidence in the above matter and added: “We respect the mandate of the provincial government and congratulate the people.”
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) representatives sat on the fence.
The Prime Minster at the time of presenting the Regulation before the Parliament said Asfandyar Wali and Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman had been taken into confidence.
Awami National Party (ANP) had protested on tabling of the Regulation 2009 at the Parliament.
Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs presented Nizam-e-Adl Regulation 2009