Legislation on helicopter use blanket immunity for exploiters: Muqam


Adviser to the Prime Minister on Political & Public Affairs and National Heritage Engr Amir Muqam here on Tuesday said that the legislation on helicopter use by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was meant to provide blanket immunity to all those who illicitly exploited public resources in the past.

Addressing a PML-N workers convention attended by a large number of the party workers and people of Dir Lower district, Muqam said it was so embarrassing that after this legislation there would be no audit or inquiry against those, who brought the KP government’s helicopter in personal use. Engr Amir Muqam claimed that on one side employees of KP government were protesting for their basic rights, allowances and payment of salaries, while on other hand Rs 50,000 per month was being paid to about 10,000 media influencers for personal projection, after they failed to deliver during their nine-year rule in KP.

The PTI chief had failed to keep his promises, including construction of five million houses for poor and provision of jobs to 10 million youths, he said, adding Imran Khan’s claims were nothing but lies. His (Imran) corrupt practices were exposed before the masses in the Tosha Khana and the PTI’s foreign funding cases. He said the claims of the KP chief minister regarding dissolution of the assembly on the orders of Imran Khan were also exposed as the CM was reluctant to do so.

He said people of KP were now looking towards the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for change as it was the only party that could address their problems and take the country out of existing challenges. “I am foreseeing a big political change in KP in 2023 as the participation of a large number of people in the PML-N’s recent public gatherings in Peshawar, Mardan and Chakdara on a short notice, are a testimony that the people have lost confidence in the PTI government”, he added.