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Next 120 days are crucial in country’s politics: Sheikh Rasheed

RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Sunday said the upcoming 120 days are crucial for the country.

The AML chief, speaking during a luncheon hosted at his Lal Haveli residence, also announced that he would contest the next general election from NA-55 and NA-56 constituencies in Rawalpindi.

The Supreme Court has formed a joint investigation team to probe the wealth the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the verdict was issued in the Panama Papers case.

The JIT has been tasked to complete a report within sixty days. However, Sheikh Rasheed believes that it might take much longer but the next four months are crucial for the politics in the country.

He said there are two capitals of politics – the first is Karachi – and the other is Rawalpindi, and both cities have played a crucial role in the country’s politics.

Sheikh Rasheed said there are only two real opposition leaders in the country. He decried the political revenge sought against Pakistan Tehreek Insaf chairman Imran Khan and accused that those filing cases against him are involved in corruption.

Expressing support for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, he said that Pakistan’s relations with China is everlasting. “Islam is our way of live, and I hope we are able to eliminate poverty from the country,” he said.



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