ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said that his government did not face threat from any protest or long march. He said that he was ready to listen to the Opposition’s grievances and remove them whether they sit with him before or after the long march.
In an interview, the prime minister also regretted that certain elements were out to create lawlessness and violence by following the path of agitation, Radio Pakistan reported.
He observed that the political problems were always resolved through dialogue and understanding and not through protests and marches, however, he said that the people were fully aware of such designs and would not let them succeed.
The Prime Minister said that the judiciary and other institutions have been working independently to address complaints of the Opposition and they should be trusted. He said Zarb-e-Azb Operation in North Waziristan has reached a decisive stage.
While the entire nation was fully backing the operation, the Opposition parties must also lend their support to the Armed Forces and the IDPs, he added.
He also called upon the Opposition to play a positive and constructive role in the larger interest of the country.
To a question, the Prime Minister said that the government was taking steps to enhance power generation and expressed his resolve that the government would not sit idle till it resolved the power issue.