Web Desk: During a meeting of parliamentary leaders on Tuesday, it was agreed that military courts should be revived and a tenure of two years be given to them once again. It may be noted that the decision was made during a meeting of parliamentary leaders where Pakistan People’s Party had no representation, reported 24 News HD.
The meeting of parliamentary leaders was chaired by Speaker NA Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. Besides, People’s Party, Awami National Party (ANP) had also raised questions over revival of military courts and extension of military powers.
After meeting of parliamentary leaders, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while talking to media said that military courts is the need of the hour and he is hopeful that PPP will also get on board with this decision on March 4.
Earlier it was reported that opposition parties had expressed concerns over revival of military courts and a deadlock persisted over the issue. The opposition parties were concerned about vague powers of the military that could be misused.