LAHORE - Several resolutions were adopted at the 4th Annual Session of the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Forums .
A resolution was adopted to acknowledge the lifelong services of Dr Majid Nizami for the motherland
Expressing reservations about the coming to power of the anti-Muslim and extremist Hindu “Bharatya Janta Party” , the participants called on the Pakistan government to review its policy to India.
Another resolution was passed registering their approval of the government’s efforts against terrorist activities. The participants passed another resolution to express solidarity with the bereaved families. They expressed their great concern over the precarious law and order situation in Karachi and asked the government to adopt effective measures to protect the life and property of the masses.
The participants welcomed the decision of the government to declare the singing of the national anthem aloud obligatory. The participants also demanded that the Government make it obligatory to recite the Kalam-i-Iqbal along with the national anthem in educational institutions.
The participants expressed deep concern over the ever-spiraling deterioration of the environment. They condemned the broadcast of the blasphemous material and called on the government to take stern action against the perpetrators. They also called on the TV channel managements to make sure that no such blasphemous material is allowed to go on air ever again.
Another resolution condemned the so-called intellectuals and political figures for criticizing the personality of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the ideology of Pakistan.
The participants demanded that the government resolve the issue of the missing persons on a priority basis. They passed another resolution calling upon the government to forthwith start the building of the Kala Bagh Dam and expedite the completion of other power-producing projects. In yet another resolution, the participants condemned the act of instituting cases against, and awarding punishments to, the supporters of a united Pakistan during 1971, by the so-called international crimes tribunal established by the pro-Indian government of Bangladesh. They called upon the government of Pakistan to take all the possible measures to establish the closest possible relations with the Bangladeshi people.
They called upon the government not to let these sacrifices of the Kashmiri people go waste, and take effective measures on the international level to ensure the Kashmiri Muslims their right to self-determination. The participants adopted another resolution embodying their full confidence that the Pakistani nation will most certainly reject any trade agreement whatsoever with India. The participants voiced their all-out condemnation of the campaign for making friends with India, known as “Amn ki Asha”, launched by a peculiar circle.
The participants observed that the incarceration of the daughter of Pakistan, Afia Siddiqui, in an American prison is tantamount to a challenge to the dignity and honour of the Pakistani nation, calling upon the Government to take effective measures to ensure her release and repatriation to Pakistan.
They called upon the government to incorporate the ideology of Pakistan in the curriculum at every level.
The participants adopted another resolution calling upon the government to recognize the importance of the Urdu language and declare it, too, the official language. They also called upon the government to withdraw from America’s so-called war on terror. The government of Pakistan must evolve an independent foreign policy according special importance to the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic countries, they demanded. Another resolution highlighted the fact that a certain peculiar media section is preaching the Hindu and European culture, which is having disastrous effects on our new generation. The government was called upon to evolve a code of conduct for the media and get it strictly followed.
In yet another resolution, the participants called upon the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to have the ban on the transmissions of the Indian television channels strictly implemented and rescind the licenses of those cable operators who, by changing names, are showing teleplays that preach the Hindu culture. Furthermore, the sale of the Indian movies full of exhibitionism, obscenity and vulgarity in the local markets must also be banned.