PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal has not agreed with PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s suggestion that no-confidence bids should be made by the opposition instead of rallies.
During a press conference on Saturday, a day after the PPP chairman’s advice, Iqbal said it was an “old recommendation”.
He said that despite the need for opposition, a no-confidence motion was moved to remove Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani and Deputy Chairman Mandviwala from power, but the tactic did not work in the Senate.
However, Iqbal invited Bilawal to share any number he had, which could lead to a successful vote.
“It’s a PPP recommendation, an old one […] But as far as the PML-N is concerned, we are sure that if Bilawal is Bhutto Companions There are such numbers, then he can definitely share them with us if he believes that the no-confidence motion at the opposition table can be helped.
“In the Senate (bid to remove the chairman and deputy chairman), we saw that despite the numbers, we could not win such a vote,” Iqbal said.
The PML-N secretary general said the opposition should take “only one path” and that it was a “decisive long march” against the government.
“March is an ideal month for a long march,” he said.
Meanwhile, Rana Sanaullah was of the view that after all the “scams” against the PTI, the fact that “coalition parties can choose to distance themselves from the government”, a no-confidence motion is also possible.
The government is trying to divert attention from its failures
Iqbal said the government brings issues such as Panama and Broadsheet “to divert attention from its failures”.
“After Panama, Panama came to power through electoral fraud and now they want to divert attention from their failures by raising their voices about Broadsheet,” he said.
Referring to Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid’s classification of the case as “Panama 2”, he said the Panama Papers case – which disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif – was “fraud” and “similarly broadsheet.” ” is also.
He said the government was “hiding the real facts” behind the broadsheet scandal.
Iqbal said that if the government was serious about investigating Broadsheet, it should have contacted opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif.
“Let’s investigate and form a parliamentary commission by consensus,” the PML-N leader said.
He criticized the government instead of appointing “their own man”, who would only give a “clean chit” and “end the matter”, citing the head of the government committee. Mentioned the nominee, retired Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed. Broadsheet scandal, and the appointment of which has been strongly opposed by the PML-N.
The party even asked Saeed to step down.
Addressing the remarks of the Home Minister that Saeed had “read Volume 10” of the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in the Panama Papers case, Iqbal said: “Whether it is the 10th or 20th, all this There are long stories – like the Arabic Nights. “
He added, “The nation does not want to read volume 10. It wants to know why the economy is in the position of 0.4% above the level of 5.80%.”
Iqbal Jan added that the nation wants to know why the prices of flour, sugar and pulses have doubled and tripled and why electricity and gas are not available.
Criticizing the government for its spending, the PML-N leader said it could not sign the ML-1 financing agreement in two and a half years.
He added that the government does not have a development budget to launch the new project.
“The development budget of Rs 1 trillion has been slashed to Rs 550 billion and only 39 39 has been utilized in six months,” Iqbal said.