ISLAMABAD - Syed Khursheed Shah, leader of opposition in the National Assembly (NA), on Wednesday said that clash between institutions was not in national interests, as every institution should remain within its limits.
“Ministers should avoid giving conflicting statements over former President Pervez Musharraf’s issue and every institution should remain within its limits,” said Shah while talking to media.
Responding to a question about recent statement of the army chief, he said that Gen Rahil Sharif posed no threat to Sharif brothers. “The statement was neither against democracy nor it has any threat,” he felt and put blame on the government for creating mess by giving out controversial statements. He further said the judges who allowed the former president to bring amendments in the constitution should also be held accountable. Condemning the blast in Islamabad’s fruit market, Shah strongly criticised Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for declaring Islamabad as a safe city. “If it is safe then what will be insecurity in the city,” he questioned. He also advised Nisar to leave his egoistic attitude. About ongoing peace talks, the opposition leader said that there was need to focus on other options instead of depending only on talks. “If TTP is not behind this attack in fruit market then which elements committed this heinous crime,”
Shah sought explanation from the government. To a question about recently passed Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) from the National Assembly (NA), Shah dispelled the impression of moving the court at this stage. “PTI took the decision to move the court in haste,” he added.