Maryam wants to get Shehbaz disqualified too: Sheikh Rashid 

By: News Desk      Published: 02:36 PM, 15 Aug, 2020
Maryam wants to get Shehbaz disqualified too: Sheikh Rashid 

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid on Saturday said disqualified Maryam Nawaz wanted to get Shehbaz Sharif disqualified too, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore, the minister said it was the PML-N which pelted stones at the NAB office. He was referring to the violent clash outside anti-graft body’s office about which Maryam has been saying it was an attempt to physically harm her.

When asked about any joint action by the opposition parties against the government, he quipped that JUI-F chief Fazl-ur-Rehman would be regret because of others [in case he takes a hard line]. 

As the former prime minister’s daughter is known for her tougher stance on different political issues, Sheikh said the current status of Nawaz Sharif was only due to Maryam.

The opposition won’t get any NRO and the case of Hamza Shehbaz was serious, said the railways minister who has been predicting a tough time for the rival parties and their leaders. He added that the opposition would face defeat at the hands of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Sheikh also revealed that the misunderstandings had been resolved with Saudi Arabia, adding that Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and ISI DG Let-Gen Faiz would visit the Kingdom on Sunday.

In response to a question about establishment of diplomatic ties between Israel and the UAE, Sheikh said he won’t make any comments on the subject.

About the political affairs in Punjab and rumours about the change of guard in the province, the federal minister said Chief Minister Usman Buzdar wasn’t going anywhere. Imran was standing by him, he added.