ISLAMABAD - Some 8,442 cases have been withdrawn under the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) and there are only 10 cases in which the accused belonged to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik stated this while talking to the media men after attending a march aimed at promoting sectarian harmony during Muharram. The rally in which ulema belonging different schools of thought actively participated in the rally and vowed to extend their support with the government to maintain law and order situation into the country during Muharram. Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has made it clear that only 10 out of more than eight thousand cases withdrawn under the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) were against the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders. The minister said that the incumbent government respects the superior judiciary and would implement its verdicts in letter and spirit. To a query, he said that Pakistan is fighting the war on terror for its own sake and would achieve success in its bid to root out militancy from its soil. Taliban are enemies of the country and threaten the stability of the country, he said, adding that, we want to see books and pens in the hands of Pakistani youngsters in place of weapons. He also rejected concerns that political in fighting will have an impact on the governments ability to tackle militancy here. While talking to TheNation Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the government had no intention of bowing to opposition demands to stand down. He said he was not worried by the summons. I promise you the day I feel even a guilt of 0.001 per cent I will be the first one to resign. Because I know I will not have done anything wrong, hence no resignations, he said. Meanwhile religious scholars, hailing from all schools of thought, Sunday assured the government for all possible cooperation to ensure security during Muharram-ul Haram. In this connection, a meeting was held under the chair of Minister for Interior Rehman Malik attended by Ulema belonging to Deoband, Brelvi and Shiite sects. The Ulema appreciated the efforts of Interior Minister to combat terrorism and assured him of their full cooperation.