Lahore- Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought further arguments from the petitioner on his petition on talks with Taliban and opening of Taliban’s political office in Pakistan.

Chief Justice LHC Omar Atta Bandial heard the petition today. The petitioner Kashif Sulemani advocate took the plea that negotiations with Taliban cannot be successful without allowing them to open their political office in Pakistan. Court should take a suo moto notice on making the talks with Taliban successful so that peace could be restored in the country.

The court remarked the powers of high court on taking suo motu notice stand dispensed with following Supreme Court decision. Under what law the courts can interfere in the policy matters of the government. If there is any such law then the court should be assisted on this count, said the court. The court while adjourning the hearing of the case till 9th May, summoned the petitioner for further arguments.