Pak parliament leaders agree to revive military courts

| Updated: Feb 28, 2017 23:57 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 (ANI): Leaders of the Pakistan Parliament on Tuesday agreed to go ahead with the revival of military courts for two years to counter terrism on pakistani soil. The understanding came during their meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday, which was attended by leaders of different political parties. Later, talking to newsmen, Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar said the process would require amendments in the Constitution and the relevant law and therefore, sessions of both the National Assembly and the Senate are being convened. The Senate would meet on Friday and the National Assembly Monday next. Radio Pakistan quoted him, as saying that the decision was taken with consensus. He hoped that the PPP, which has convened a meeting of political parties on Saturday, would also take a decision as per requirements of the country. Dar thanked all political parties for extending their cooperation on the matter. (ANI)
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