LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed hit out at former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday, saying that his politics has no future in Pakistan.
“Your political funeral will come from London. Your politics will not thrive in Pakistan now,” mentioned the federal minister, talking at a information convention in Lahore.
The railways minister mentioned that he knew a few secret assembly between Nawaz Sharif and one other character that passed off in Istanbul’s Renaissance Hotel, however shunned revealing extra.
“Nawaz Sharif, I know about the meeting at Hotel Renaissance in Istanbul [that took place] at 11:20,” he mentioned, placing a finger to his lips. “I am not allowed to speak on it. And I have prohibited myself from speaking about it.”
The railways minister challenged the PML-N lawmakers to resign from the assemblies if they’re severe of their marketing campaign in opposition to the federal government. “Hand in your resignations. You will know where you stand,” he mentioned.
Rasheed mentioned that Nawaz was taking part in a harmful sport in opposition to the Pakistan Army, slamming the previous prime minister of towing the road of the worldwide powers by tarnishing the picture of the armed forces.
“Do they think governments go because of jalsas?” requested Sheikh Rashid. “If their jalsa is compared to Benazir’s 1986 and Imran Khan’s Lahore jalsa, then this was a failed and incomplete jalsa,” he mentioned.
Commenting on the Opposition’s Gujranwala jalsa, the minister mentioned that he had stopped judging political rallies on the premise of numbers. “I judge jalsas by their engagement nowadays,” he mentioned, refusing to remark extra on the matter.
Rasheed criticised the PML-N supremo, saying that the previous prime minister’s occasion had additionally voted for military chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s extension earlier this 12 months.
He mentioned that the one cause that the 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) was fashioned was in order that Maryam Nawaz might comply with a compromise with the federal government and fly overseas.
Talking about former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif, Rasheed mentioned that the prime minister’s aide Shahzad Akbar would know extra about who the PML-N president is assembly with.
He mentioned that if the PML-N continues to “speak the language of the enemy” then it needs to be banned. “I cannot issue [a notification to ban the PML-N], Nawaz has strangled his own politics. He is a student of Zia-ul-Haq’s academy, is a product of GHQ gate number 4. Never was he a student leader,” mentioned Rasheed.
Responding to a query, the Awami Muslim League (AML) chief challenged Nawaz to return to the nation after which mobilise his employees in opposition to the federal government. He mentioned that the PML-N supremo needs to be introduced again to the nation to face instances in opposition to him in courts.
The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) leaders had final night time, in an influence present in Gujranwala, warned PM Imran Khan that his days in authorities had been numbered.
Addressing a gathering of hundreds on the venue, Maryam Nawaz had mentioned that she was combating for the companies that had been destroyed throughout the incumbent authorities’s tenure and the journalists who had been being silenced.
“People [journalists] who stood with the truth were fired from their jobs,” she had mentioned. “I have come to present the case of the Lady Health Workers as well before you, who are languishing on the roads of Islamabad.”
PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari additionally took the stage to lash out at PM Imran Khan and his authorities, saying that the cricketer-turned-politician didn’t have any answer to the issues of the poor.
“Imran’s solution to inflation is Tiger Force,” he had mentioned. “His solution to locusts is the Tiger Force. His solution to COVID-19 is the Tiger Force,” Bilawal added, mocking the premier’s volunteer drive. “This is the solution he has to your problems.”
Referring to PM Imran Khan’s assertion that the civilian authorities and the navy management had been on the identical web page, Bilawal had mentioned that “the selectors and the selected” should come on the Opposition’s web page in any other case they should go.