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Army chief has right to talk economy, insists Khursheed

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday took Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to task for urging the spokesperson of Pakistan military not to make statements on economy. Speaking to the media here, he cautioned that clash among institutions will lead to a dangerous situation, which will take a heavy toll on the country. He advised politicians to weigh their words while making statements in public. “We should open our eyes to see where the country is heading,” he said,…

PM Sharif threat to democratic polity, says Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Leader of opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision not to resign in the wake of Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report posed grave threat to democratic polity. "When democratic system was under threat from dharna (protests) back in 2014, we stood by the prime minister to save the system, but PM Sharif is threat to it now," Shah said. Responding to JUI-F chief Moulana Fazalur Rehman's statement, he said, "We supported the primer minister back…

Bilawal directs PPP parliamentarians to donate 1-month salary to IDPs

KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has advised parliamentary members of PPP to donate one-month salary to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan, ARY News reported. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has also constituted a committee to be headed by Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah to review the procedure of aid and support for IDPs. He said all possible help for the relief and rehabilitation of the IDPs should be done in this hour of difficulty. Chief of Staff to PPP Chairman…