Shehbaz calls for joint efforts to cope with challenges
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met journalists on Tuesday, 24NewsHD TV channel reported.
The appointment of the army chief is a constitutional right of the PM that would be exercised in due course, he said.
Shehbaz Sharif slammed the Imran Khan’s government for what he called inflicting serious damage upon Pakistan’s ties with friends. However, he said Pak-Saudi ties are matchless.
“Peace in Afghanistan guarantees Pakistan’s progress. We want to Pak-American ties cemented,” he added.
Condemning the Karachi suicide blast that left three Chinese dead, Shehbaz vowed to bring to book the culprits and provide the foreign workers with stepped up security.
He said the interior minister will visit Karachi and extend all-out help to the provincial authorities dig into the attack.
He blamed prolonged power cuts on the previous government, saying that the last government abused the power just to take revenge.
He continued: “Pakistan is at a critical juncture. We have to move forward after setting aside bemoaning
He stressed he does not believe in political persecution. However, he added the government will not let anyone sabotage peace.
Revenge was taken in the name of accountability, Shehbaz Sharif said adding that his government will carry out accountability indiscriminately and electoral reforms and the PTI will be invited too.
He said the investigation against Farah Princess is on and findings will be made public soon.