JUIF declines to join Taliban suggested committee for talks with Gov't
KARACHI: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUIF) have announced to part ways from the negotiations committee suggested by Taliban, whereas the coordinator of the committee has vowed to continue its mission, saying that splitting up of 2 members matters not – ARY News reports.
According to details, JUIF Chief, Molana Fazlur Rahman declined to be a part of the negotiations committee suggested by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
He further said that Mufti Kifayatullah too will not be there in the committee, as he is to abide by party policies.
Fazl however, expressed his wishes for talks to be successful and told that the JUIF will assist the dialogue process for the sake of restoration of peace in state.
The JUIF Chief emphasized on the need of taking the FATA tribal jirgah on board during the dialogue process, saying that the process is incomplete without the participation of tribal jirgah.
Meanwhile, the co-ordinator of the Taliban suggested committee, Yousuf Shah has said that the committee will continue its mission and will hold meeting with the Government's team, splitting up of 2 members matters not.
He further mentioned that a logic is there for Imran Khan not to hold talks on Taliban's behalf.