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Gillani denies Bilawal under consideration to be CM Sindh

LAHORE: Former Premier, Yousuf Raza Gillani has claimed that there is no suggestion under consideration with respect to making Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the Chief Minister of Sindh, whilst he also demanded the Government not to forget giving relief to the people in the coming budget – ARY News reports.

Addressing the ceremony of small traders here on Thursday, Yousuf Raza Gillani told that keeping Syed Qaim Ali Shah as the CM Sindh is no compulsion for Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), nor there is any suggestion under consideration to appoint Bilawal on his post. Gillani, however, said that if it happens he will not be having any objection.

Speaking about the declaration of South Punjab as a new province, the ex-PM said that it is still the demand of his party and the people there.

Gillani while referring to Tharparkar issues and geographical conditions as different from rest of the country, said that a mutual consensus is required to resolved the problems of Thar.

He criticized media for chanting loudly against PPP-led government due to load-shedding, but now it is completely ignorant on this issue.

When asked, Yousuf Raza Gillani declined to affirm or negate the interference of former Army Chief, General (R) Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and former DG ISI, Lieutenant General (R) Ahmed Shuja Pasha, in government affairs.

Speaking about Local Body (LB) elections, Gillani suggested these polls to be held on party basis.

Moreover, he demanded the Government to provide relief to the people in coming budget and to increase the salaries of its employees according to the rate of inflation.



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