FOP President Expresses Concern

Los Angeles, California: Friends of Pakistan has expressed concerned “at what's taking place in regard to the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, which has set off immense controversy and threatens to spiral into a constitutional crisis.” In a press release, the FOP President Sarfaraz Khan has stated: We would like to see this matter settled in a peaceful manner and within the constitution of Pakistan as soon as possible.
“Secondly, Friends of Pakistan also supports the freedom of the press and electronic media and we condemn the government for the police raid on the Geo TV Bureau in Islamabad and stoppage of one of its programs. The Government must find those who were involved in this planned attack and bring them to book.
“Also, we express our heartfelt condolences over the tragic death of Pakistan cricket team coach Bob Woolmer who died in hospital on Sunday after being found unconscious on the floor of his World Cup hotel room. Bob Woolmer had promoted the cause and game of cricket in Pakistan with dedication. We are really shocked and we offer our deepest condolences to his family. It's very unfortunate.”
”Friends of Pakistan is a grassroots community-based organization and it is a community voice,” Mr Sarfaraz Khan stated.


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