ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday mentioned that the PTI authorities is able to maintain talks with the Opposition, including that there’s, nevertheless, no room for negotiation in terms of corruption circumstances.
In response to Geo.tv, the minister was holding a press briefing alongside the Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz in Islamabad.
In the course of the press convention, Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that the PTI-led authorities doesn’t want 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.
Taking a jibe at PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, the minister mentioned that the PML-N supremo is making an attempt to comply with the footsteps of MQM’s founder Altaf Hussain, however warned Nawaz that he ought to keep in mind the last word destiny of the MQM founder.
“Nawaz Sharif and the founder of MQM are the gifts of the 1985 elections,” mentioned Fawad. “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 additional mentioned that neither Nawaz nor Altaf Hussain can return to Pakistan, including that Maryam Nawaz needs to go to London, however the authorities will not let her flee.
“I commend the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for getting Maryam’s bail plea rejected [by the court],” Fawad Chaudhry mentioned.
Referring to PML-N MNA Javed Latif’s “anti-Pakistan” feedback, Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that the PTI Central Punjab has introduced a protest towards the remarks made by Latif.
It ought to be recalled that Latif had mentioned that if something occurs to Maryam Nawaz, “PML-N will not say Pakistan Khappay,” — phrases uttered by PPP chief Asif Ali Zardari after the demise of his spouse, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
He additionally mentioned that Javed Latif is “just a pawn”, as such concepts are espoused by PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif.