ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is not going to step down on Opposition’s demand as he loved the arrogance of the National Assembly, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stated on Saturday.
He was speaking to Geo News after the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) introduced to accentuate its anti-government marketing campaign and once more requested the prime minister to resign earlier than the January 31 deadline.
PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, after an vital assembly at Nawaz Sharif’s residence on Friday, dismissed stories about variations among the many element events and stated the alliance “is stronger than before” and added that rumours about conflicts inside the PDM are false.
Qureshi, who can be the PTI’s senior vice-chairperson, stated, “PM Imran Khan enjoys the confidence of the National Assembly. Why would he resign on the Opposition’s demand?”
He stated PDM had earlier introduced to resign from the assemblies on December 31, however the date handed.
“The public has realised the Opposition’s true agenda and their jalsas do not have that strength.”
He claimed that the PDM will contest the Senate elections and by-polls.
PDM to take part in by-polls
The leaders of the PDM on Friday stated that member events of the alliance will participate within the by-polls, however a call associated to the Senate elections shall be taken later.
Speaking to journalists, Fazl vowed that the alliance is prepared, greater than ever, to rid the individuals of Pakistan from the incumbent authorities, and reiterated that the federal government solely has one month to resign, after which PDM members will be a part of heads and begin planning the lengthy march.
“We will decide whether to hold long march towards Rawalpindi or Islamabad,” he stated, including that the alliance will announce the date and venue quickly.
Demonstrations outdoors ECP, NAB places of work
Fazl stated that PDM would announce the lengthy march’s date later. However, earlier than that, it could maintain demonstrations outdoors the Election Commission of Pakistan on January 19.
Fazl additionally revealed that the 11-party alliance would prepare protests outdoors the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) places of work.
Speaking additional concerning the anti-graft watchdog, Fazl stated that it was created to “solely” goal the Opposition.
“We cannot overlook Khawaja Asif’s arrest,” he asserted.
Talking about his assembly with PML-F chief Mohammad Ali Durrani, Fazl stated that the latter had come unannounced.
“Ali Durrani presented the philosophy of national dialogue,” Fazl stated, including: “I told him that negotiations were out of the question.”
Answering a query, the PDM chief stated that lots of the choices taken through the assembly previous to the convention are confidential, subsequently, the alliance just isn’t beneath any obligations to share all the things with media.