Senate chairman expresses displeasure over govt deal with Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Monday expressed displeasure over the agreement between Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protesters which resulted in clumination of a days long sit-in in Islamabad, ARY News reported.
“The incidents that unfolded in the last two days in Pakistan are alarming. Such a situation is dangerous for politics, democracy and state of Pakistan. Such rising trends should be halted. The parliament will not let affect democracy and constitution a bit,” he said while addressing the Senate.
Raza Rabbani asked PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry about interior minister in the Senate asking him why the parliament was not taken into confidence while entering into an agreement with the protestors.
“People were fatigued by the sit-in demonstration and members of the parliament were assaulted. The prime minister should have taken the House into confidence before taking any decision,” he said.
Talal apprised the House that the PM was abroad and the interior minister was out of the city.
A three-week long sit-in in Islamabad along with countrywide protests that sprung up in aftermath of a crackdown have finally begun to vanish on Monday after protesting religious party announced reaching an agreement with the government.
The TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi announced making a ‘conditional pact’ with the government earlier today in a press conference.