PPP equivocal ....
PPP, ANP, Jamat-e-Islami and MQM have working relationships with the ruling party PML-N. Furthermore, PTI even sitting in opposition benches has minor or major political tussle with all the opposition parties other than Jamat-e-Islami and no opposition party would like this idea that PTI would lead them against the government on Panama Leaks. Awami National Party (ANP) and Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) are against the demand for PM Nawaz Sharif’s resignation and MQM has a history of compromising with the incumbent governments so PPP will be remained in driving seat till the issue will be decided between the government and the opposition parties.
It is interesting to note that Aitzaz Ahsan follows the rhetoric of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari while the leader of the opposition Khurshid Shah goes after Asif Ali Zardari. “Prime Minister
From Back Page Nawaz Sharif will have to answer on Panama leaks; the government’s boat is shaking; the game is now over for circus lions and we want a transparent probe into the Panama leaks,” says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
While contrary to his young, energetic rather inexperienced son, Asif Ali Zardari conveyed to his message to Khurshid Shah and especially Aitzaz Ahsan to treat the government leniently so that the protest movement of the opposition parties does not reach the point of no return.
Nothing is free in politics as it always runs on give and take, the final bargaining between the government and PPP on the issue of Panama leaks is expected in upcoming meeting of Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and ex-President of Pakistan and cochairman of PPP Asif Ali Zardari on May 21 or 22 if the prime minister visits London according to his schedule.
Imran Khan, chairman of PTI, on April 06 threatened to go back to streets if Panama Papers are not investigated on merit and this was announced prior to surfacing his own and other party’s members’ names in offshore companies. Imran at that time did not show a moral courage to disclose that he also established an offshore company to buy a flat in London and furthermore Imran Khan is also facing some pressure inside the party to suspend the memberships of those party’s leaders whose names are taken in Panama leaks. PTI leader Jahangir Tehreen, urged the government to hold negotiations with opposition parties at earliest to resolve Panama leak issue before budget. Under these circumstances, it is least expected that PTI would challenge the government with the same force and strategy once it challenged during in 2014.