ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto in his maiden speech in the National Assembly on Friday expressed hope that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan would refrain from doing politics of hatred in the capacity of prime minister of the country.
The PPP chairman addressed the House after Imran Khan was elected 22nd prime minister of Pakistan. Bilawal Bhutto said he was anticipating how the newly-elected prime minister would implement his 100-day plan.
“People are looking at Imran Khan to resolve the issues of the country. Imran is not a party chairman anymore he is the leader of Pakistan now,” said Bilawal.
The PPP chairman, at the beginning of his speech, also paid tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives in the attacks during the time of General Election 2018. He said that an investigation should be carried out of the attacks in Peshawar, Mastung and Quetta, which caused heavy damage in terms of human lives.
He further said that a strong policy against terrorism is the need of the hour for Pakistan, While expressing his disdain over the disorder in the House, he said that protest is the right of any political part, however, it was unacceptable the way it was done in the session.
He also expressed hope that the new NA Speaker Asad Qaiser will keep the House in order. The PPP chairman claimed that rigging took place before and after the elections, adding that across Pakistan polling agents were expelled from the polling stations. DNA