Khosa says Taseer’s murder was planned


LAHORE – Governor Punjab-designate Sardar Latif Khosa on Wednesday said the murder of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s was planned and expressed the determination to expose the culprits behind the conspiracy. Khosa was talking to the bereaved family of Salman Taseer at their residence in Lahore. Talking to reporters later, Khosa said the government would follow the policies of Benazir Bhutto and continue with politics of reconciliation. He said the most critical issues facing the country were terrorism and economic hardships. Later, PPP Sindh Senior Minister Pir Mazharul Haq and PPP Information Secretary Fouzia Wahab also visited Taseer’s residence to condole with aggrieved family. Haq paid rich tribute to Taseer, saying he scarified his life in the line of duty.