Mid-term polls demand ridiculous notion
Asfandyar asks Imran to respect PML-N mandate
Senior member of Public Accounts Committee Jafer Khan Laghari has termed demand for midterm election a ridiculous notion.
Talking to journalists here Saturday, he categorically said those dreaming of resignation from incumbent rulers would stand failure.
He said, people of Seraiki region had elected Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif from Jampur, aiming to address their deep- rooted deprivations. He said, it was a sense of satisfaction that Shehbaz Sharif had come up to expectations of Southern Punjab, as earmarking billions of rupee funds to uplift the region.
He said, currently allocation of Rs 5 billion for development of Jampur Model City would resolve earnest problems of the city. He said, a new developed Jampur city would emerge after thor-oughly spending of development funds over the city.
Other social and political personalities including Nadeem Ahmad Shah, Shehzada Hamayon Mughal, Saifullah, Mohammad Hussain Fareedi were also present. Peshawar: Central President of Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that he has never seen Imran Khan like non-political person throughout his political career spanning over three decades.
Addressing party workers convention here on Friday, he said that the ANP would accept the PTI mandate in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, if Imran Khan accepts the PML- N’s mandate in Punjab and the Centre. He said that the ANP always supported democracy in the country and would continue struggle for strengthening it in the country.
The ANP leader said the PTI Chief should better study country’s history first adding Imran Khan is master of U-turn as he first ac-cused judiciary for rigging in the general election and now he moved the same judiciary for seeking relief. The ANP leader reiterated his party’s strong opposition to construction of Kalabagh dam.
He maintained that certain elements in the country were making misleading statements about the 18th amendment, and warned, if any one tried to tamper the 18th amendment or the constitution then this country would have five constitutions.
The ANP leader there was no one in the entire province to take care of the IDPs of Waziristan, especially the women. The IDPs queued to begging while Imran Khan has no intention to disembark from the container. He appealed to the Pukhtoon leaders to get united for resolving the problems of the people of Waziristan.
Provincial president of ANP, Haider Khan Hoti on this occasion said that PTI could not solve problems of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said that Imran Khan wanted power in Islamabad and has no interest at all in KPK. Central Secretary General ANP Mian Iftikhar Hussain in his address recounted sacrifices of his party for the cause of Pukthoon nation. —APP
HYDERABAD: Activists of Pakistan Sunni Tehreek holding protest demonstration against arrest of their workers outside police station.