- Fawad Chaudhry says Nawaz Sharif “wants to be like exiled MQM founder Altaf Hussain, but he should remember the latter’s fate.”
- Says govt prepared to carry talks with Opposition however there is no such thing as a room for negotiation on the subject of corruption instances in opposition to PML-N, PPP.
- Says PTI doesn’t need to throw Opposition leaders in jail.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday mentioned that PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif “wants to be like exiled MQM founder Altaf Hussain.”
“Nawaz should, however, remember the ultimate fate of the MQM leader,” Chaudhry mentioned.
The minister was addressing a press convention in Islamabad alongside the Federal Minister of Data and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz.
Chaudhry additional mentioned that Nawaz Sharif and the founding father of MQM are the “gift of the 1985 elections”.
“They are not political people, because defeat in politics is something common. Losing, however, does not give anyone the licence to speak against the state,” Chaudhry mentioned.
“MQM’s founder and Nawaz Sharif cannot return to Pakistan from London, while Maryam Nawaz cannot leave Pakistan as we will not let that happen. I commend the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for getting Maryam’s bail plea rejected [by the court].”
Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that PTI Central Punjab has introduced a protest in opposition to the remarks made by PML-N’s MNA Javed Latif, who had earlier mentioned that if something occurs to Maryam Nawaz, “PML-N will not say Pakistan Khappay.”
He additionally mentioned that Javed Latif is “just a pawn”, as such concepts are espoused by PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif.
‘PTI prepared to talk, opposition should comply with plea discount’
The minister additional mentioned that the PTI is a “federal party with a big heart,” due to which it is able to communicate with the Opposition when it comes to parliamentary reforms and transfer ahead.
“There is, however, no room for negotiation when it comes to the [corruption] cases filed against PML-N and PPP,” Fawad Chaudhry maintained.
“We do not wish to throw PML-N and PPP leaders in jails. If these leaders agree to a plea bargain with the government, then they can go and live in London or Switzerland for all we care. Just leave us alone,” Chaudhry mentioned.
‘Senate chairman election final nail within the coffin for PDM:’ Shibli
Then again, Senator Shibli Faraz mentioned that the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) had fallen aside, including that the election of the Senate chairman served because the “last nail in their coffin for the Opposition.”
The minister asserted that the “PML-N backstabbed the PPP”, whereas the “PPP betrayed JUI-F” — one thing which was “reflected in the results” of the Senate chairman election.
Faraz added that the PDM had “thought that the win of one seat in the federal capital had revived them, but it turned out to be an isolated event.”
“The PPP had a different approach, while Maulana Fazlur Rehman wanted resignations and PML-N found differences internally on its future course of action,” Faraz mentioned.
Answering a query, he mentioned that although he’s not a lot hopeful, the PDM ought to evaluation its deliberate lengthy march within the nation’s curiosity and in view of the dangers concerned within the backdrop of the third wave of the coronavirus.
“Whatever identity of the PDM is left will be erased if they go for their planned programme [of the long march],” Shibli Faraz mentioned.
— With enter from APP.