LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that government has no link with the cases against opposition in FIA and NAB. All the institutions of accountability are working independently. He stated this while talking to media after meeting with Nadeem Afzal Chan, central member of PTI, and others in Governor House on Tuesday.
Governor Punjab said that all the cases against opposition had been filed in the past, and the government has nothing them, adding that all the institutions of accountability are working independently. He said that corruption must be eradicated for the stability of Pakistan, adding that the government stands with the accountability institutions to root out corruption. Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar said that unfortunately, the opposition is adamant on confrontational politics which is against the spirit of democracy. The political opponents are creating hurdles in the matter of overseas voting rights. He further said:, “I suggest the opposition to give up the politics of stubbornness. As far as another APC of opposition is concerned, I want to reiterate that the government is not worried about any APC.” He said that the government will complete its constitutional term, and there is no chance of general elections before 2023.
Replying to a question, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding not giving airbases to America shows that he prefers national interest over everything else. He further said that every Pakistani stands with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s and endorses his decisions. He said that the Government has achieved many milestones on the economic front and everyone is acknowledging the economic development and stability of Pakistan except the opposition.