Lahore—Pakistan Muslim League senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvaiz Elahi has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s calling opposition terrorist deplorabl.
Talking to media at his residence on Saturday, he said the language which the Prime Minister has started using against the opposition does not suit him, Panama Leaks have against the rulers at International level and not from the opposition, all parties have unanimously formulated Terms of Reference (ToRs).
Asked whether the govt and the army are on the same page, he said even Nawaz Sharif cannot himself answer this question, ‘I think they have separate book’.
Responding to another question, Ch Parvaiz Elahi said that the Prime Minister should keep this in mind that the opposition members are also peoples elected representatives and there are members in the parliament who are more senior than him (PM), saying words like ‘yeh moonh aur masoor ki daal’ and ‘kis ko lalkara hai’ do not suit the prime minister.
He said that to protest is fundamental right of every politician.
In reply to a question about the Judicial Commission over Panama Leaks, he said that the Chief Justice should have powers under which he could decide, under 1956 Act he (CJP) has the powers of only of a civil judge, as such it is essential that legislation should be done to empower him.
Felicitating newly elected Pakistan origin Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on behalf of the entire nation, Ch Parvez Elahi said that he is the first Muslim in the history of Britain who has been elected to this post.