No roll back of 18th Amendment: Alvi

Published: November 8, 2018
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President Arif Alvi. PHOTO: EXPRESS

President Arif Alvi. PHOTO: EXPRESS

President Arif Alvi on Thursday denied any possibility to roll back the 18th Constitutional Amendment, Radio Pakistan reported.

The president’s comments were revealed in an interview to a private news channel.

Furthermore, the president negated any possibility of change in foreign policy towards Israel.

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He apprised that the country has benefited from the prime minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia. “The Saudi package entails oil supply on deferred payments and ease in balance of payment. Saudi interest in setting up an oil refinery and mineral exploration in Reko Diq is another vital outcome of the premier’s visit,” he added.

Responding to a question about the National Action Plan, the president commended the role of the armed forces for stabilising the security situation of the country especially Karachi.

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The president also took notice of the ongoing atrocities against innocent Kashmiris in the Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK).

To a question, President Alvi maintained that the unity among people is key for achieving peace in the region. He added that Pakistan enjoys friendly ties with Iran and Turkey.

 

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