KARACHI: Altaf Hussain founder leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) expressing his serious concern over current deteriorating political situation appealed to the leaders and the associates of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PTI) and its allied parties to exercise patience and asked the government and the people at the helms of affair to exercise total restraint.
Hussain reiterating his appeal asked the leaders of PTI and PAT to keep their protests totally peaceful and avoid using sharp and derogatory language or remarks and maintain parliamentary language in their speeches.
He said everyone has a right to have difference of opinions but differences should never be converted into animosity and bear in mind the country did not only belong to the ruling party but also to the opposition as well and the parties staging the sit-in and those opposing the sit-in, in short, belongs to all and therefore, everyone was responsible for its stability and sustenance of the country.
Hussain compassionately appealed to the government not to use threatening attitude or force against those staging the sit-in. He emphasised all the issues should be resolved mutually through meaningful and dialogue should be initiated again without losing time and without hurting the self-esteem and on the basis of give and take. He said people of all section of the community including the state apparatuses were minutely monitoring the situation and therefore, he would like to ask those staging the sit-in and the government to resolve the issues mutually through dialogue and reach a solution otherwise the state would be compelled to intervene for the stability and sustenance of the country.
Imran flayed for using
foul language for Shah: Central Deputy Information Secretary of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said the language of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for leader of opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah was condemnable.
In a statement Memon condemning the statement of Imran Khan he said Imran used derogatory language against the PPP leader, which he should not use in future.
Imran should stop using such language. He should talk about democracy and avoid greed for power, he said.
He said still we were not criticizing and it did not mean we could not provide material to the nation against Imran Khan. Whole nation is aware about u-turn policies and u-turn statements of him, he said.
Sindh minister said we considered Imran Khan the leader of a political party, but it did not mean he should start criticising the leaders of PPP. We would not tolerate further any criticism to be made by Imran Khan against any PPP leader, he warned.
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