LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah, has said there was nothing objectionable in Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique’s statement.
Talking to the media here on Friday, he said that each word of the Pakistan Army’s spokesman carried weight as an institution.
He said that he had read the statement of Saad Rafique thoroughly and found nothing objectionable, and added it seemed the DG ISPR has given an immediate “big reaction”.
Responding to a question regarding a meeting between Dr Tahirul Qadri and PPP leadership, he said there was nothing significant in the meeting.
Shah told reporters that the PPP backed Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) merger with Khyber-Pakhtunlhwa (KPK) as it was part of PPP’s menfisto.
The PPP leader said the opposition was supporting the government on the issue of FATA; however, it was delaying the merger for some specified reasons.
Shah reiterated that the PPP supported Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) stance on Model Town issue, adding that at the same time the “PPP does not practise politics of sit-ins”.—APP