PPP believes in strengtheing democratic values: MNA Fauzia Wahab

KARACHI, Oct 12 (APP):  Central Secretary for Information of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP),  Fauzia Wahab said  on  Tuesday that her party believes in strengthening democratic values.She said this while addressing a press conference at the PPP Sindh Media Cell.Fauzia Wahab said it  is   the first time in  Pakistan that the members of the ruling party have appeared  before courts and pleaded for  grant  of bail.She said at this time no person was in jail for political reason.Ms. Fauzia Wahab said that it was normal  to appoint  the Chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) but  PML- N leader Chaudhry Nisar was criticising it for nothing.She revaled that  20 cases were pending before the NAB against Sharif brothers.She said the Chairman of NAB was duty bound to open all those pending cases .Fauzia Wahab said  cases pertaining to  tax evasion were also  pending against PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif.
She said that after October 12, 1999, all leaders of PML-N League were detained in Attock Jail. However, Chaudhry Nisar Ali was put under house-arrest and provided all facilities.
He was also allowed to receive visitors and move outside after Maghrib prayers.
She  criticised  Chaudhry Nisar for boycotting the proceedings of the National Assembly  when it approved the Bill  for restoration of sacked employees.
The PPP leader said her party has decided to boycott   one private channel and an Urdu daily.  No  parliamentarian, party office- bearer or activist of the People’s Party  would participate in any programme of that television channel.
She told a questioner that we ourselves do not open cases but this was done  at   the    request of  the Chairman of NAB .
She told another questioner that Interior Minister, Rehman Malik had worked very hard in war againstterrorism.Replying  to a question,    Fauzia Wahab said  there are about 8225 beneficaries of the National Reconcilation Ordinance(NRO) but action  is being intitiated  only against a few persons.
Member of the Sindh Assembly, Sharjeel Inam Memon, President PPP Karachi Division, Najmi Alam and General Secretary PPP Karachi Division, Saeed Ghani were also present on the occasion – App