Majority of PTI MNAs were forced to resign, claims PML-N’s Ahsan Iqbal

By: News Desk
Published: 12:35 PM, 16 Apr, 2022
Majority of PTI MNAs were forced to resign, claims PML-N’s Ahsan Iqbal
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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday claimed that majority of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNAs had not given their resignations of their free will and that they were forced to do so which was an ‘unconstitutional’ act, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

Talking to media men in Islamabad, he said it was coalition government’s desire that the PTI played the role of a proactive opposition in the National Assembly (NA).   

He termed electronic voting machine (EVM) a tool to rig the elections. 

Govt’s first priority is to control inflation: Sanaullah 

Meanwhile, another PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah has said that Qasim Suri should not have resigned as the National Assembly deputy speaker. “70 per cent of PTI MNAs did not want to give resignations,” he said.

He further said that he would gleefully accept whatever assignment the party gave to him. 

Sanaullah said that although the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) would exist as an institution, but its name would be changed. 

Giving details about the priorities of the new government, he said the first priority would be chalk out a strategy to control inflation in order provide relief to the masses.