You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of democracy, social justice and the equality of mankind in your own native soil. [Mohammed Ali Jinnah]

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Zardari wants minus-one formula on judges' restoration: Nawaz

WASHINGTON: Pakistan Muslim League Chief Mian Nawaz Sharif says People Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has given minus-one formula for the restoration of deposed judges.
In an interview to US newspaper today, he said his party would quit the ruling alliance if judges were not restored. However, he said PML-N would not pose any threat to the government as opposition.
PML-N chief said, “It will be a bad day for the democracy and country if judges are not reinstated.”
Actions of former president Pervez Musharraf would be protected in case judges were not restored, he noted, adding several members of PML-Q expressed the desire to join his party.
Sharif said that democracy was more important than becoming a prime minister again.
"I or anyone else in my party are not the presidential candidate, said Nawaz adding the decision should be based on national

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