Pakistan should recognize Taliban government: Maulana Fazlur Rehman

Maulana Fazlur Rehman, head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI), says the Pakistani government should recognize the Taliban government in Afghanistan.

 Speaking on the Geo News program Jirga, Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the Taliban entered Kabul victorious after 20 years of war.

 Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the Taliban’s broad-based government hint, the announcement of amnesty is a reflection of their attitude.

The JUI chief said that now the world should also show open heart with the Taliban.

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Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that if the world would promote relations and trade with the Taliban, they would also value relations.

He said the Taliban would eventually have to move towards the constitution, the law and public opinion.