ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Saturday said that PTI chief Imran Khan was doing politics of destruction and his politics revolved around former spy masters, jobless bureaucrats and renegade politicians.

Talking to media during lunch given in honor of newly elected Senators, he said that objectives of sit-in was to destroy the country.

The minister said that PTI chief Imran Khan used to criticize MQM leader Altaf during day time, but waited for his call at night. Pervaiz Rashid said Imran Khan from the container accused MQM of rigging the elections in Karachi, but when he planned to hold a public rally in the city of the Quaid, he begged support of MQM.

This fact showed double standards of Imran’s politics, the minister emphasized. He said the disclosure of audio tape has exposed the real  agenda of Imran Khan. Imran Khan had sympathies with terrorists when the nation was planning operation against enemies of the state and now when a brother Islamic state was facing threats, Imran has sympathies with its opponents.

Pervaiz Rashid said that Karachi operation against criminal elements would continue as all political forces including MQM had made a consensus decision on it.

He added that indiscriminate action against criminals in Karachi would continue irrespective of any political affiliation with any party or personality.

The minister said as one of PTI candidates was defeated in Sheikhupura and entire PTI would face same fate soon. Pervaiz Rashid said that Pakistan would stand with Saudi Arabia in case any foreign aggression on its soul.

He said that Saudi Arabia is brotherly country and defending it against any aggression is Pakistan’s obligation.

The minister said that holiest places of Muslim Ummah are in Saudi Arabia.

To a question, he said that steps on emergency basis were being taken to repatriate Pakistanis from the conflict-ridden Yemen.

The minister said that Pakistanis living in troubled parts of Yemen would be rescued safely.