March 13 , 2017


‘Immune PM’ still offered himself for accountability: Minister

Party leaders claim PML-N will accept SC’s verdict in Panama Leaks case
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Leaders have claimed on Monday that the ruling political party would accept any verdict the Supreme Court will give in the Panama Leaks case.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, Daniyal Aziz, along with other representatives of the ruling party, addressed a press conference in the federal capital.

Maryam said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is carrying out their propaganda against the government without waiting for the verdict of the apex court. She said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has come out a winner in many bigger challenges in the past.

The PM is provided with immunity by the Constitution of Pakistan however, still he offered himself for accountability over baseless accusations of stashing wealth abroad.

PM Nawaz never passed a statement that could have left a desired impression on any institution since the Panama case hearing began, the state minister said.

The premier said that the political party has complete faith in the top court and that it is hoped the verdict is in accordance with the demands of the law, she added. The minister alleged PTI of attempting to affect the Sc verdict by maintain rhetoric.

Aurangzeb said that PML-N is a victim of a PTI-backed propaganda on social media.

“PTI Chairman Imran Khan first targeted the ruling party over baseless rigging allegations and then he used the narrative for political gains,” she said.

The state minister said that stock market of Pakistan is now rated amongst some of the best markets in the world whereas PTI chief criticises PM Nawaz for inaugurating development projects.

On the occasion, Daniyal Aziz claimed that PML-N is facing a ‘media-trial’.

He alleged PTI of always trying to dictate national institutions. He criticised the opposition party of alleging PM Nawaz of corruption when his name was nowhere in the case.



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