Militants could increase activities during elections: Bilour

Bilour announces ANP's all party conference as a platform for political parties to unite against militant threats.

Ppi February 05, 2013
Federal Minister for Railways Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has urged all political parties to join hands to cope with militant threats. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

HYDERABAD: Federal Minister of Railways Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, said on Tuesday that they fear militants would increase their activities during elections.

Bilour, who lost his younger brother, Bashir Bilour, to a suicide bombing last December, urged all political parties to join hands to cope with the terror threats.

All parties conference

Addressing a press conference at Awami House after extending an invitation for an all-parties conference of Awami National Party (ANP) to Awami Party Sindh president Ayaz Latif Palejo, he said joint efforts are needed to fight militancy in Pakistan.

Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said they are inviting all political parties to attend their APC. He though revealed that the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has so far refused to attend the moot. However, Bilour said that they are still trying to talk with them.

Ayaz Latif Palejo, on the occasion, demanded ending lawlessness in Karachi. He said voter lists in Karachi should be corrected and new delimitations made. He said his party would attend the APC of Awami National Party.

The ANP delegation also included Senator Shahi Syed and Amir Nawab.


polpot | 8 years ago | Reply

" Militants could increase activities during elections: Bilour" ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Militants could increase activities before,during and after elections.

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