The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led government came under “friendly fire” in the National Assembly on Wednesday. With MPs from within the ruling alliance, hailing from all three provinces it governs. Criticising it for failures on several fronts.
PTI legislator Sardar Riaz Mehmood Mazari of Sadiqabad (Rahim Yar Khan) chastised the federal. And Punjab governments for failing to maintain law and order in his district.
On a point of order, he said he had met Prime Minister Imran Khan four times and the Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, to inform them of the deteriorating law. And order situation in Sindh and Balochistan’s border districts, but to no avail.
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killing of nine villagers in Sadiqabad tehsil of Rahimyar Khan district. She said it was a serious issue, govt should spring into action to improve the situation immediately Shazia Marri @ShaziaAttaMarri https://t.co/0ixRZNzwv1
He said that ten persons had been killed in broad daylight in the area recently. Compared to only three fatalities in the previous six months. He claimed that there had never been any robberies in the past.
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He said that the Balochistan Liberation Army was responsible for some of the attacks. While dacoits from Sindh were responsible for others.
Mr Mazari claimed that in order to prevent future tragedies. He had met with every high-ranking official except Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Sardar Riaz Mehmood Mazari, a PTI legislator from Sadiqabad (Rahim Yar Khan), berated the federal and Punjab governments for failure to maintain law and order in his constituencyhttps://t.co/CbQxnLPncX— Dawn.com (@dawn_com) October 21, 2021
During his election campaign, he assured the residents of his constituency that he would ensure peace. And water supply in the area. “Every day, I get messages on WhatsApp. From people asking me about the unfulfilled promises.
Mr Mazari replied, “I will let you know later what words they use while mentioning the government,”
He went on to claim that all the people in his district wanted was peace.“Is it too much for this government?”
PPP Parliamentarian Shazia Marri highlighted the matter of nine peasants being killed. In the Sadiqabad tehsil of Rahimyar Khan district. She described the situation as “severe” and said the government. And law enforcement organisations should move quickly to ameliorate the situation.
Dr. Shireen Mazari, the Minister for Human Rights. Said her village was located in the district. And that dacoits mainly came from the Kashmore area and were “patronised by the Sindh police”.
Ali Muhammad Khan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs. Said the government was doing all possible to protect residents’ lives and property.
The subject was brought to the house’s interior standing committee by Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.
Junaid Akbar, a PTI MP from Batkhela, cautioned that if promises made to the people of the region were not kept. Not only the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). But the entire country will suffer.
He stated that promises of tax exemptions. And other incentives had been made on the floor of the house. And emphasised the importance of punishing those who failed to carry out the promised measures.
Another lawmaker proposed that a ministry be established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to investigate the Fata’s issues.
The problem of human rights violations in his province was highlighted by Agha Hasan Baloch. The Balochistan National Party’s communications secretary. And chairman of the standing committee on inter-provincial cooperation.
Women and children, he claimed, were no longer spared in the province, which had undergone five operations. “People must be given the right to live,” he said.
He said that members of the provincial legislature, including two women MPs, had been “added to the list of missing persons.”
The government told the lower house of parliament that it was open to new technology but would not rush to implement Bitcoin.
“We will tread the path carefully,” Minister of State Ali Muhammad Khan stated in response to a call-attention notice. Regarding the country’s lack of a regulatory framework for bitcoin. We do not want to take a chances.”
He stated that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) believes that any step toward the implementation of cryptocurrency in Pakistan. Should be taken only after a full evaluation of its benefits and drawbacks. In order to avoid unnecessary losses to the organisations it regulates and depositors. Any blunder could jeopardise financial stability and expose the company to risk.
He stated that one of the issues was the lack of a central issuer. And guarantee jurisdiction. However, he stated that the SBP was in contact with foreign stakeholders about the situation.
The number of people using cryptocurrencies has climbed from 30,000 in 2013 to 56 million in 2021. According to Usama Qadri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement.
India has four bitcoin exchanges, according to him.
He believes that if cryptocurrency were to be implemented in the country. Teenagers would not be in need of employment.