Raja requests CJ to form judicial commission on RPP Case
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday underlined that the coalition governments at the federal and provincial levels had helped in strengthening the democratic system and state institutions in the country. He was talking to Minister for Railways Ghulam Ahmed Bilour who called on him on Friday and discussed matters pertaining to his ministry and the overall political situation in the country.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan Peoples Party has successfully demonstrated that given the sincerity of purpose‚ political stability was possible by pursuing coalition politics.
He said that the government has created conducive environment for the holding of fair‚ peaceful and transparent elections in the country. The Prime Minister reiterated the resolve of his government to take every possible measure for the elimination terrorism.
Meanwhile talking to Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim, PM said that the country is heading towards the elections which is a milestone in Pakistan’s history. He said it is the right of the people to choose their representatives through elections and whosoever wins should be allowed to govern the country.
Meanwhile, Raja Pervez Ashraf has written a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan requesting him to form a judicial commission to probe the rental power case.
In his letter the Prime Minister offering himself for open accountability in the rental power case has requested for setting up of a commission headed by Shoaib Saddal to inquire into the rental power case. Ashraf further said that, “This [case] is a propaganda against me. I have put myself forward for investigations.” He said adverse propaganda has been done against him in this case which also brings bad name for the state.
The Prime Minister said his politics is for the welfare of the people and he has never tried to influence the NAB.
PM Ashraf was given the title of Raja Rental after he was accused of receiving kickbacks in the rental power projects. He was also accused of buying property in London from money earned through corruption in various scams. He has been defending himself in the Supreme Court.