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PTI’s Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Khan, addressed the Parliament on Friday 9th August and called out Shehbaz Sharif for using the Parliament to air out personal grievances regarding the corruption charges on the PML-N top leadership.
“The Parliament is for the people and the State. It is to be used for the betterment of Pakistan and its people, the Sharif family cannot come here and beg for mercy after being charged with corruption”, Khan stated.
“Our Kashmiri brothers and sisters are suffering but Shehbaz Sharif continues to focus on his own problems.”
He emphasised on the fact that the Parliamentary sessions must be devoted to finding a solution for the Kashmir issue, and finding a way to help and save Kashmiris from Indian brutality, and must not be wasted on member’s personal issues.
“Shehbaz Sharif continues to plead and beg for mercy on behalf of Maryam Nawaz and Nawaz Sharif in the Parliament. He continues to complain about the cases filed against his family. This Parliament is not here to solve Sharif family’s troubles”, he exclaimed.
Earlier, Maryam Nawaz was criticized for continuing to play “dirty politics” even in the face of the horrifying tragedy of Kashmir.
During a “Free Nawaz” rally in Khushab, before she was arrested by NAB, Maryam called on her supporters to be “ready to march on Islamabad to topple the government.”
No support from the opposition should be offered to a government that is not only non-representative but has brought Pak to its knees in every possible way. Any support lent to this govt will lead to more disasters & graver ones. All this govt can do is to surrender & capitulate.
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) August 5, 2019
There are few issues that tug on the Pakistani voter’s heartstrings the way the Kashmir dispute does and disregarding national sensitivities to continually call to topple the PTI government during such a time is a questionable course of action.
Maryam Nawaz, leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was arrested by NAB from outside Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore on 8th August.
She had gone to meet her father who is currently in Kot Lakhpat Jail after being sentenced in a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference.
Read more: Maryam Nawaz Arrested by NAB
Maryam Nawaz had been issued a notice to appear before NAB on the 8th in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. However, she chose to ignore the notice and instead went to jail to meet her father.
The NAB is said to have traced numerous telegraphic transfers (TTs) worth millions of rupees by the Sharif family and the end beneficiaries allegedly including Maryam Nawaz and other owners of the Chaudhry Sugar Mills.
The NAB investigation is now trying to ascertain if Maryam Nawaz and other Sharif family members are stakeholders in Chaudhry Sugar mills.
The case has reportedly been substantiated by the money laundering investigations being carried out against PML-N leaders Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz.