‘Parliament will become martyrs’ graveyard if I got killed’

Revenge for shuhada tops PAT’s agenda of talks: Qadri

ISLAMABAD: PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has said that his first demand was to seek revenge for the ‘martyrs’ of Model Town tragedy.

Addressing participants of the sit-in on Sunday, he said told that he had informed Khawaja Saaed Rafique during talks that justice for the Model Town tragedy was his key demand.

He said that the issue was discussed for hours, adding that he told the minister his 10-point agenda will only be discussed only after Model Town incident.

Qadri said that Rafique met him in a bid to end a deadlock in talks and he was even ready to listen to Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif if they were willing to meet him. “Door to talks is open and will remain open,” he announced.

He warned that the Parliament will become the martyrs’ graveyard if he was killed.

Earlier, a meeting between the PML-N leader Khwaja Saad Rafique and PAT chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri took place in a container in Islamabad long march venue on Sunday noon.

Federal Ministe for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique, secretly arrived at the venue to meet Dr. Qadri in a container he is currently abiding. The meeting was not scheduled. The minister came to the sit-in venue in an unplanned visit to meet the PAT chief.

Central PAT leaders were also present during a meeting. The minister brought message of the prime minister for the PAT chiefr Dr Tahirul Qadri.

Sources told that Saadv Rafique conveyed to Dr. Qadri that culprits of Model Town incident will be brought to book. He said government wanted dialogue to end this crisis. There should be no halt in the negotiation process, the minister cited prime minister as saying. Agencies


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