- Regardless of permitting PDM to carry a rally within the “Red Zone”, it might “only gather 3,000 people”, says inside minister
- “This was a gathering of people who are hungry for power,” says Sheikh Rasheed
- Broadsheet scandal will end up be “Panama (part) two”, he warns Maryam Nawaz
Inside Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Tuesday welcomed Pakistan Democratic Motion’s lengthy march to Islamabad as he performed down their protest exterior the Election Fee of Pakistan’s workplace.
Addressing a press convention in Islamabad, the inside minister stated that regardless of permitting the Opposition to carry a rally within the capital’s “Red Zone”, it might solely collect a “mere 3,000 people”.
“I was about to declare that there were 2,000 people, but after consultations with everyone, it was decided that the attendees were 3,000,” he stated.
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Taking a jibe at PDM, he invited them to carry the lengthy march beginning in the present day and urged them to not wait additional. “During your rally, even the metro bus was running,” he stated, in additional ridicule of the Opposition’s protest.
“This was a gathering of people who are hungry for power,” Rasheed stated.
‘Panama (half) two’
In the meantime, taking a shot at PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Rasheed stated that the Opposition events had “betrayed” the JUI-F’s head as soon as once more.
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Speaking about PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz, he warned her that the Broadsheet scandal was “Panama (part) two”, including that she should not have given her opinion on the matter with out studying the report.
Furthermore, he stated: “My friend (PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto) is celebrating in Umerkot […] He went to Umerkot instead of coming to Islamabad.”