During an interview with a private news channel, President Dr. Arif Alvi expressed his thoughts on the Judicial Reforms Bill, stating that he has yet to have the opportunity to review the bill and it is premature to comment on his decision about it.
The President said that in developed democracies, seeking consensus is essential to enacting reforms and playing a positive role in times of crisis. He also emphasized the importance of refraining from using inappropriate language, even under frustration or pressure.
The President added that pressure on institutions could create cracks, which can be seen in all institutions.
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President Dr. Arif Alvi cautioned against the dangers of democratic powers fighting each other and emphasized the importance of preserving the constitution. He also urged that the commitments made to the IMF must be fulfilled for the betterment of the nation.
In response to questions about human rights violations, the President acknowledged that there had been an increase in such violations in recent times.
He stressed the need for the government to take appropriate measures to address these issues and safeguard human rights. The President also mentioned that during the Imran Khan government, he discussed human rights concerns with the Minister of Human Rights to ensure appropriate action was taken.