LAHORE- Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that if PTI chairperson Imran Khan gives full mandate to his negotiating team only then any dialogue between the government and his party would be fruitful.

Whiletalking to reporters Ahsan Iqbal said “Imran vetoes his team’s decisions,” he added adding that PTI with its ‘Plan C’ of a countrywide shutdown is trying to damage the economy.

“Why have only Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad been chosen for the shutdown,” Iqbal questioned, saying that these cities generate more than 80% export of the country.

“By disrupting supply chains, they want to create fear in importers,” the ministerasserted.