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Friday, 27 January 2017
Addressing the protest rally held to demand the release of Justice Baqir Najfi Commission report, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the Model Town tragedy is the worst incident of state terrorism. He said that both federal and provincial governments are involved in this gruesome incident. He said that when he saw that all doors leading to justice are closed, he will announce the decisive round.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that corruption did not remain hidden anymore, it has been exposed. He said that the letter presented by the government as a proof has made it clear that the rulers do not have any lawful source of income. He said that acid test of institutions has begun. He asked the state institutions such as NAB, FIR and FBR to play their national role at this juncture. He said that no rulers of any country have been as much exposed publicly as the Pakistani rulers but they remain unfazed. He said that these rulers have brought the country into disrepute.
Friday, 25 November 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that there is no doubt about Mian Nawaz Sharif, his party and family being corrupt. He said thousands of such Panamas are up their sleeve. He said that there is no one more expert in corruption than them. He said that the worst form of dynastic dictatorship has been established in the country in the name of democracy and parliament. He said that our democratic model is going the way of that of Hosni Mubarak, Col Gaddafi, and Saddam Hussain.
Saturday, 3 September 2016
Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri said that the Army Chief promised to provide justice in the Model Town case. He said that we are reminding him as to when he would fulfill his promise. He said that we are not begging the COAS for justice but only reminding him of his commitment. He said that elimination of terrorism is his responsibility. He said that we want Qisas under the law of the land, Constitution of Pakistan and the Islamic law and anything less than that is not acceptable. He said that he has waged a relentless struggle against terrorism and extremism, stating that our peacefulness makes us demand Qisas through law of the land.
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Addressing the Qisas rally in Multan via video link from Lahore, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri said that the Sharif government killed 14 innocent people in Model Town when we challenged its anti-people policies, corruption and terrorism. He asked the PM to tell as to what action he took against those who attacked the national integrity.
Thursday, 25 August 2016
While addressing a rally and sit-in organized in DG Khan as part of the ongoing Qisas movement, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the nexus between corrupt leaders has now turned into the anti-state activities. He said that the politics of ‘reconciliation’ is baptizing every crime, stating that only God knows what will be the fate of the country. He said it appears that the request to resort to name-calling was made from Islamabad. He said that the pernicious speech was delivered in London whereas acts of violence took place in Karachi.
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Addressing the protest demonstrations and sit-ins held in 105 cities under the banner of PAT on August 20 from the central secretariat via video link, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the Sharif family should beware that we can take the revenge of June 17 within 7 days but he taught peace all his life and the hands of the workers are tied. He said that Punjab is ideological capital of terrorists, asking that terrorism came to an end from Waziristan, when will it end from Punjab? He said that India brought Nawaz Sharif into power, adding that he is aware of the countries that played their role in installing him in power.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
PAT Chairman Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that it is hard to understand how and why the society and the state institutions are tolerating corrupt, cruel and murderous rule. He expressed these views while talking to the media at the Lahore airport on Wednesday morning after arrival from the UK. The PAT chairman said that the whole world watched the live coverage of the Model Town incident and saw policemen firing and killing innocent and unarmed PAT workers. But to the astonishment of the whole world not a single person who fired and killed PAT workers has been arrested.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri reached Pakistan on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Talking to the media at Lahore airport, he reiterated his commitment that the innocent workers who lost their lives in the Model Town tragedy would not be forgotten and those behind the tragedy would not be forgiven. The PAT chief said that the PAT workers would not rest until those responsible for the incident are held accountable.
Saturday, 16 July 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the patriotic expatriate Pakistanis, who send $20 billion in remittances every year, should hold the rulers accountable, asking them as to why the hard-earned money they send home becomes part of the off-shore companies? He said that Pakistan needs honest and truth speaking leadership. He said that the government’s journey that started off with the tall claims to end load-shedding and break begging bowl has come down to the fake accountability of the Panama leaks.
Saturday, 16 July 2016
Talking to a group of local Pakistani community including traders, doctors and the PAT workers, Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that when the law and institutions responsible for its implementation turn a blind eye to the corruption and oppression of the powerful, then no one can stop such a society from plunging deep into abyss of decline and darkness. He said that unfortunately individuals were strengthened and the institutions were weakened under the garb of democracy.
Sunday, 10 July 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced to convene a national consultative meeting of the opposition political parties on July 31 to decide on the next course of political agitation against the anti-people government. He made this important announcement while addressing a reception arranged by Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh Rashid Ahmad at Lal Haveli on July 10.
Friday, 17 June 2016
Addressing thousands of people of the sit-in, PAT Chairman said that law is unable to help the weak. He said that the powerful culprits buy blood in the name of 'blood money or Dayyat'. He paid rich tributes to patience and steadfastness of the families of martyrs of Model Town tragedy. He also expressed his gratitude to all those who have supported the PAT in its struggle to seek justice for the Model Town victims.
Friday, 17 June 2016
Addressing thousands of people of the sit-in organized by PAT on The Mall to protest lack of justice in the Model Town case, PAT Chairman said that law is unable to help the weak. He said that the powerful culprits buy blood in the name of 'blood money or Diyyat'. He paid rich tributes to patience and steadfastness of the families of martyrs of Model Town tragedy. He also expressed his gratitude to all those who have supported the PAT in its struggle to seek justice for the Model Town victims.
Friday, 17 June 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that leaders, office bearers and workers of other political parties should their national and moral duty by attending the sit-in and protest to demand justice for the Model Town martyrs. He said that the martyrs of Model Town tragedy are martyrs of the whole nation and not of any one political party.
Wednesday, 15 June 2016
PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the rulers will die with their own hands and he can see their souls leaving them. He said that he would make a special announcement during the sit-in of June 17, adding that the Sharif brothers and their cronies are responsible for the Model Town tragedy, who were instrumental in getting 14 people killed besides injuring more than 100 people. He said that this mass-killing was one-sided.
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Addressing a press conference through a video link from Canada, Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced the schedule of his return. He said that he would reach Lahore on the morning of June 15 and lead the sit-in on The Mall on June 17 to demand justice for martyrs of Model Town tragedy. He said that he is guarantor of peaceful protest and peaceful sit-in, adding that the government should refrain from its highhanded tactics. He said that the corrupt rulers would not be able to complete their term in office. He said that the dawn of hope is in sight.
Peaceful Karachi sign of peaceful Pakistan: Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri addresses seminar ‘politics for state’
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Addressing the seminar, Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri said that progress and stability of the country is closely linked to peace in Karachi. He said that peaceful Karachi is the sign of peaceful Pakistan. He said that restoration of law and order in Karachi is an eloquent success of the law enforcement agencies. Dr Hassan said that two years have gone by since the fateful day of Model Town tragedy and justice has not been provided to the aggrieved families. He said that it appears as if there is no justice system in the country.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Pakistan Awami Tehreek has decided to stage a sit-in on June 17 at the Mall Road Lahore. PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri will lead the sit-in. Announcement to this effect was made by PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur while addressing a press conference at the central secretariat here in Lahore on May 26 along with other members of the Core Committee. He said that the DCO Lahore has been informed about the PAT’s plan of a sit-in through a letter.