LAHORE / ISLAMABAD - Leaders of religious parties and PTI while expressing concern over the reopening of the NATO supply route have warned the government of their strong opposition against the decision with the support of the entire nation. The JI chief, Syed Munawar Hasan expressed grave concern over the reopening of the NATO supplies and said that the nation would never support this decision. In a statement on Tuesday, he said that the continuous blockade of the NATO supplies could compel the the US and NATO to withdraw from Afghanistan, as they could not afford to continue supplies through the Central Asian States or aerial route. He maintained that this was the best time to teach Washington a lesson and to get rid of the drone attacks. Meanwhile, PTI central spokesman has said that Imran Khan and his supporters would oppose any move to extend Pakistan’s assistance to the US. He said that Pakistan would get nothing by supporting the US once again like the past.  The spokesman said that Pakistan lost around 40,000 civilians and Army personnel in the US war already, besides Rs 71 billion loss faced by the national economy. The Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC) chief, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed said it would re-launch its agitation movement against the rulers for compromising on vital national interests and honour before the US.He said that NATO supplies must not be restored even if Washington apologised to killing Pak Army troops in Salala, since the blood of Pak soldiers was not so cheap that only few words could be sufficient over the issue. Other leaders of DPC component parties Maulana Abdul Qadir Rupari, Abdul Rehman Makki, JUI-S leader Abdul Qadir Loni, Maulana Ameer Hamza and others said restoring supplies to NATO was no humanitarian issue but massacre of Muslims. They said that the rulers and politicians who restored NATO supplies were now equal partners of Western allied forces new massacres and under the present circumstances the national defence was now the duty of every person of the country.Staff reporter from Islamabad adds: Meanwhile, Hameed Gul termed the possible reopening of NATO supplies as humiliation for country and vowed to continue protest over the issue. “It is not possible that we will sit silent and see the restoration of NATO supply,” he added.When contacted, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Secretary General Liaquat Baloch said that JI have its previous stance on this matter, as NATO supply route should not be reopened.“We will continue our peaceful protest if NATO supply line is restored,” he said, adding, that Pakistan should not be part of so-called war on terror now. “It is rather shameful and we are against the restoration of it,” he added. Naib Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan ex-Senator Prof. Khurshid Ahmad has demanded that the govt must stop the game of hide and seek on the most crucial national issue of restoring supply lines for US and NATO in Afghanistan. He warned that Government must not take any U-turn at this critical moment when 74 per cent of the Pakistani people have openly declared, according to the US public polls that they regard the US not a friend but an enemy, and 85 per cent  of them have expressed disappointment over the performance of the Federal Government. “Fresh national elections are the only way out and the whole issue of relationship with the US and suspension of NATO supplies should, therefore, be left to the new govt and the Parliament who should enjoy the trust of the people”, he said.