ISI should fight enemies of Islam
Writing in Jang, Ansar Abbasi says the IT ministry should not have asked the ISI to block illegal websites on the internet. This will divide the ISI’s attention, allowing the enemies of Islam to hatch conspiracies against it.
Maulana will impose Sharia after winning elections
Maulana Fazlur Rehman tells Jang that his party did not lose the elections because of the voters, but because of hidden forces that are the enemies of Islam and Sharia. He will foil all such conspiracies and impose Sharia law in Pakistan after coming to power in the next elections.
Nawaz Sharif is never home
Haroon Rashid writes in his column in Dunya that Nawaz Sharif is an immature politician. He has been in the office of prime minister for 182 days, of which he spent 152 abroad.
Hafiz Saeed will tear down the wall
Reported in Ummat, Hafiz Saeed says he will not let India construct a wall on the Line of Control. The Pakistani nation will unite and scare India away.
Taliban are like Nelson Mandela
Quoted in Ummat, former ISI chief Gen (r) Hamid Gul says Taliban’s struggle is in line with the UN charter. It is like the struggle of Nelson Mandela, who was once a terrorist but now a hero.
Degree of wisdom
Daily Ummat reports that TV anchor Dr Amir Liaquat’s university degree is fake, but Karachi’s Jamia Urdu has arranged a coronation ceremony for him.
The politician who steals books
Rauf Klasra writes in Dunya that a Pakistani politician has a psychological problem – he reads books that he steals from bookstores. His wife has asked the bookstores not to stop him. She sends them the price of the stolen books the next morning.
Gen Musharraf’s favor
Ayaz Amir says in Jang that TV anchors should be thankful to Gen Pervez Musharraf. They get huge salaries only because Musharraf allowed private TV channels to operate in Pakistan, and gave them freedom. TV anchors are not ready to accept this.
America is not Pakistan
Saleem Safi says in Jang that Azam Swati became a senator with the blessing of Allah, the power of dollars and the favor of Maulana Fazlur Rehman. But he could not have his business affairs straightened in the US even after bribing President Bush, because America is not Pakistan.
Imran Khan mustn’t become a martyr
Quoted in Khabrain, MNA Afzal Khokhar of Raiwand says he will not allow Imran Khan to become a political martyr like Zulfikar Bhutto. Imran Khan says he is proud of his health, but death does not spare people in good health.
Spitting on the skies
Jamaat-e-Islami leader Syed Munawar Hassan tells Express that those who are criticizing his party are spitting on the skies. The spit will fall back on their faces. Hakimullah Mehsud is a martyr. Altaf Hussain’s statement will not make him a murderer.
The emperor in Prime Minister’s House
Writing in Nai Baat, Tariq Sohail says Nawaz Sharif is not enjoying living in the Prime Minister’s House because he wants to be an emperor, not a prime minister.
Gen Kayani made tea for Justice Chaudhry
Ansar Abbasi says in Jang that when all the generals were threatening and abusing former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, Gen Ashfaq Kayani was decent towards him and made tea for the chief justice.