Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in his National Assembly speech, backed PM Imran Khan’s address over Asia Bibi’s acquittal protests and urged the opposition to show responsibility in current situation of the country.
He said, “PPP stands for democracy, rule of law and justice.” The PPP Chairman asked the government to brief the house about the steps taken for the protection of Asia Bibi and the honorable judges. Bilawal said, “My grandfather, my uncles, my mother, my governor Punjab, my federal minister for minorities were assassinated”.
He further added that it is time to develop harmony and address the challenges being faced by the country as the country cannot afford any more tragedies. “I appeal to all political parties to show some responsibility as we cannot afford any more tragedies,” he maintained. He said, “I do not agree with some of our opposition party members’ criticism about the prime minister’s speech.”
“I expected him to deliver a speech today along the lines of what he said yesterday, and for me to be able say: Qadam barhayen, Imran Khan, hum tumharay saath hain (Step ahead, Imran Khan, we are with you).”We are with democracy, we are with justice, and we are with rule of law.”
“The PTI-led government, particularly the prime minister and the interior minister, needs to take their responsibilities as well as this August House seriously,” he concluded.
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23 August, 2019