“Maulana Fazlur Rehman is only a pawn within the sport of energy politics,” Federal Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry mentioned Monday. His feedback come days after a PDM and PPP rally in Faisalabad and Karachi.
“His [Fazlur Rehman] politics is over, he ought to run a rent-a-crowd service for opposition rallies,” he mentioned. “He’s now irrelevant and simply desires to remain politically related.”
The Pakistan Democratic Motion, an alliance of opposition events, staged a rally at Faisalabad’s Dhobi Ghat floor on October 16, marking the beginning of a sequence of anti-government demonstrations. The PDM plans to carry not less than 30 rallies by the top of this yr.
Taking a dig on the prime minister, Maulana Fazlur Rehman had mentioned that Imran Khan’s “corruption card” towards the opposition was not useful. He introduced that the opposition would stage protests towards the federal government for not preserving inflation in examine.
Responding to the opposition’s claims on inflation, Chaudhry mentioned that opposition members ought to provide you with options as an alternative of simply ‘crying’ over inflation”.
“The opposition simply desires a purpose to steal the limelight, be it civilian-military relations or the inflation,” the minister mentioned. “They don’t have any democratic credentials; they’re simply opportunists and are looking for a strategy to make a deal.”
He urged the opposition to carry talks with the federal government on electoral reforms or the NAB ordinance as an alternative of simply insisting upon the validity of “your instances”.
Forward of the Faisalabad rally on October 16, PML-N’s Vice-President Maryam Nawaz criticized the federal government, saying that it was fixated upon persecuting the opposition by submitting “pretend instances”.
Lashing out towards the opposition for its “obsession” with the prime minister, the knowledge minister mentioned: “They haven’t any political perception they usually additionally lacked experience in carving out a coherent financial coverage,” he mentioned. “It’s merely ineffective to maintain pointing fingers at Imran Khan day and night time.”