Chairman of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Faisal Javed Khan Monday expressed astonishment as to why the opposition parties were waiting for January 31 to resign from the assemblies.
“They should tender resignations tomorrow and the (National Assembly) Speaker is there with his pen to accept them immediately,” he said in a tweet.
استعفوں کےلیے31 جنوری کا کیوں انتظار کر رہے ہیں کل ہی دیں استعفے- سپیکر صاحب قلم لے کر بیٹھے ہوئے ہیں تاکہ آپکے استعفوں پر فوراً دستخط کریں اور اسمبلیوں سے گند صاف ہو-
لانگ مارچ کو بھی سو بسم اللہ
– ضرور کریں اسلام آباد آئیں جیسے پہلے آئے تھے- سلفیاں لیں اور واپس چلے جائیں –
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) December 14, 2020
Senator Faisal said the opposition parties were welcome to conduct a long march, like the one they had done in the past when they returned after taking selfies in Islamabad.
Qureshi urged opposition to resign from assemblies
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday urged the opposition parties to stop playing drama with the nation and resign from assemblies forthwith.
The leaders of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) should present resignation to Speaker National Assembly and desist from playing gimmicks with nation anymore, he stated in an interview with a private television channel.
The incumbent government had made requests to the opposition to cease from organizing public gatherings at open places as coronavirus cases were increasing in the country, he said. Despite COVID-19, pandemic, he said the Opposition parties had held public gathering in Lahore and posed serious threats to human health.
He suggested the masses of Punjab to listen the speech of Achakzai requesting PDM to stop public gathering amid COVID-19, rising cases.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that PDM should resign from assemblies forthwith and avoid playing with health of the general public.