Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Federal Minister of Railways of Pakistan, has said that the international forces are fully backing Nawaz Sharif. While speaking with Shaheb Khanzada in his show Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath on Geo News, the minister explained the overall context in which Nawaz is propagating against the security institutions and fulfilling the interests of the country’s enemies.
There is a predominant view that when the incumbent government has adequately tackled the COVID-19 challenge and attempted to upgrade the economy, Nawaz’s attempt to topple the same raises an eyebrow.
Moreover, analysts also point out that India in involved in destabilizing Pakistan with the help of separatist elements in Pakistan. Politicians should, opine senior analysts, remain careful if their narrative is being influenced by the Indian lobby. G. M Pitafi, a Lahore-based academic, argues that Nawaz’s recent statements are a reminder of the fact that “for politicians what matters is power”.
Nawaz is playing a dangerous game, says PM Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan accused former PM Nawaz Sharif of playing a “dangerous game” by leveling allegations of political interference against the army and claimed that the former premier has India’s support, reported Dawn.
In an interview with journalist Nadeem Malik on Samaa TV, Khan claimed that the relations between his government and the military are the “best in history” because all institutions are working in their relevant spheres.
“This is a dangerous game Nawaz is playing; Altaf Hussain played the same game,” PM Khan warned, adding that he was “100 percent” sure that India was helping the PML-N leader.
“Whose interest is it that our army weakens? Our enemies,” he added, saying some “foolish liberals” were agreeing with Nawaz’s narrative. Khan then proceeded to highlight several Muslim countries that were in trouble, questioning why Pakistan is safe, after all.
Sheikh Rasheed exposes the Sharif family?
Sheikh Rasheed, in his book Lal Haveli Sey Awaam-e-Mutahidda Tak, has also made some shocking revelations that Maryam Nawaz, daughter Nawaz Sharif, had a big role in Nawaz’s departure to Saudi Arabia in 1999 after he signed a deal with former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
Maryam Nawaz has deep contacts, revealed Sheikh Rasheed, within the Saudi royal family. The launch ceremony was attended by prominent politicians, journalists, and others. Sheikh Rasheed writes that Maryam Nawaz has established links with the royal family.
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“She has friends in the royal family and can exercise influence,” he added. Sheikh Rasheed also pointed out that Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of Nawaz, was reluctant to leave for Saudi Arabia. “Shehbaz Sharif did not want to leave for the Kingdom. However, he was persuaded and then forced to leave the country along with his elder brother,” he added.