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PM Imran Khan describes speech of Shahbaz Sharif as a ‘job application’

PM Imran Khan rejected speculations that his government is in any danger owing to the reports of the return of PMLN supremo, Nawaz Sharif. “After every three months, it is said that the government is in trouble," said PM Imran Khan while talking to the press.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday called the opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif’s speech a ‘job application’ while talking to the press before the budget session.

PM Imran Khan rejected speculations that his government is in any danger owing to the reports of the return of PMLN supremo, Nawaz Sharif. “After every three months, it is said that the government is in trouble. The government is not in any trouble,” he said while heading to the Parliament House after meeting with the federal cabinet.

Premier said he keeps on hearing now and then about the return of Nawaz Sharif similar to last time. He, however, only returned after an agreement.

“The same was the case when he [Nawaz] was in Saudi Arabia. He did not return until an agreement had been reached,” said PM Imran Khan in his brief talk.

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Chaos in National Assembly

As the PTI government tabled the much controversial mini-budget, the Opposition created quite the chaos in the National Assembly. While opposing the mini-budget, the protest turned violent as a scuffle broke out among the lawmakers.

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MNA Shagufta Jumani slapped Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Ghazala Saifi during the National Assembly mini-budget session. Videos of the incident went viral on social media as netizens expressed shock over the incident.

Speaking to the media after the incident, Ghazala Saifi said that Jumani slapped her and even twisted her hand, adding that she received injury on her hand.

“My finger got fractured,” she said. Saifi also assured that she will take legal action against Shagufta Jumani.

In addition to the scuffle, the Opposition also tore up the mini-budget. They chanted slogans against Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin and called him an “IMF agent” and a “traitor.”

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Videos of the Opposition’s chaotic protest have been making the rounds on social media with netizens expressing disappointment at the political leaders.