Islamabad: Central Secretary Information Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Faisal Karim Kundi said Sunday that there was one Pakistan for the Prime Minister and his cronies and another Pakistan for the rest of the people.
Addressing a press conference here, he said the parliament should be taken into confidence about the situation in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US forces.
He challenged the government and the Prime Minister to have a debate with Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in the Parliament on foreign affairs, economy, and other issues.
The PTI does not have the courage to issue show-cause notices to the people of Jahangir Tareen group. If wheat and sugarcane crops have been bumper this year, then why sugar and bread have not become cheaper?
PPP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Secretary Senator Rubina Khalid and Nazir Dhoke were also present.
Faisal Karim Kundi said that if there is good production of wheat and sugarcane then why sugar and bread have not become cheaper. He said the PPP demanded that closed-door meetings should not be held on the situation after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and that parliament be taken into confidence on the issue. He said that the Election Commission should take notice of the pressure on the people to support the PTI in the Kashmir elections. He said that the government wants a delay in the elections in Kashmir. Provinces are not getting water under Indus Basin Agreement. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is dumb which cannot talk to the federation, now PPP will demand Rs 586 trillion share of water from the federation to be given to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Tobacco is produced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but the tax is collected by the federation, Sindh Chief Minister has written a letter to the Prime Minister that the meeting of the National Economic Council was to be held twice a year, which did not happen.
He challenged the federal ministers to have a debate between the Prime Minister and Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in the Parliament on all issues and also evaluate the performance of the Chief Minister of all the provinces to see who has performed better. The attitude of the government is different to the opposition of Punjab and the opposition of Sindh. Opposition leadership from Sindh is arrested from the hospital whereas opposition leadership from Punjab is informed before arrest. He said that all PPP MNAs are at the disposal of the opposition leader regarding the budget and will jointly reject the budget, he said. Kundi said that the PDM should first implement the decisions taken in the CEC meeting of the PPP regarding PDM and then the party will talk to the PDM. He asked where are the resignations that the PDM had to tender.
He said that PTI does not have the courage to issue show-cause notices to the people of Jahangir Tareen group. We do not take seriously the words of the Interior Minister who talks gibberish whenever he opens his mouth. Senator Rubina Khalid said that the chancellors of 26 universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are exploiting teachers who are the architects of the nation.