LAHORE: National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has said that Islamabad will not be shut down on the call of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on October 30th, ARY News reported.
He was talking to media after attending a ceremony at Lahore’s Queen Mary College on Saturday.
The NA Speaker said that he wouldn’t advise PTI Chairman Imran Khan to resign as he is an adult and a wise person. He said that any conspiracy to harm the national economy will fail.
Sadiq added that he has received eight references seeking disqualifications of different members of the National Assembly.
Speaker said that the references have been sent to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for further proceeding.
It should be noted that PTI had announced to shut down capital city of Islamabad on 30th October to protest against the federal government and pressing for its demand of investigation against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif related to Panama Leaks.