ISLAMABAD - Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday once again the criticized PML-N government over the appointment of Gilgit Baltistan governor and warned against making rigging in the upcoming elections.
"Rigging in elections would definitely lead to a new crisis in the country, so government should avoid making any controversy," he said while talking to media here.
Shah, a couple of days before, had also a written a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed his concerns over this matter. The PPP has also submitted an adjournment motion in Senate secretariat to debate the matter.
Expressing surprise over the government's conduct, the opposition leader said it was not understandable that why this government is bent upon inviting new troubles for itself.
He claimed that seven out of ten caretaker ministers in the GB government are loyalists of PML-N whereas the party also appointed one of its workers as Chief Election Commissioner of the region. "PM should distance his party from such issues in GB," he warned and cautioned about new crisis in the country if rigging was committed in the region's elections.
To a question about resolution of problems confronting the country, Khursheed Shah was of the view that constitutional tenure of government from five to four years can resolve majority problems.
He was also optimistic about the restoration of negotiations between PML-N government and PTI, saying that both the sides might reach an agreement regarding formation of the judicial commission.