Published On: Sat, Jan 4th, 2020
Published in Category: Politics

Politics can’t be done over national institutions: Fawad Chaudhry

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ISLAMABAD : Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said that army is an institution of the whole country and politics cannot be done over national organizations.

The federal minister talked to media outside the parliament and maintained that the government is moving forward with consensus and hoped that the matter of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) appointments will also be solved with mutual consent.

Fawad Chaudhry said 2020 will be the year of peace and stability if things continue to move ahead in a similar manner. He told that the opposition’s opinion will be taken regarding the NAB Ordinance as Prime Minister Imran Khan has clarified that the process of accountability will not be halted.

The PTI leader affirmed that the present accountability procedure is not shaped by his party and consultations will be started from Monday over its amendments. He stressed that fair accountability is needed in order to move forward.

Fawad said all the parties are moving ahead on Army Act (Amendment) Bill 2020 with consensus.

The Minister expressed confidence that the matters of selection of the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan and amendments in the NAB laws will also settled with consensus among political parties.

He said the government and the opposition have agreed that parliament will decide the matter of selecting the ECP members.

Fawad Chaudhry said consultations between the government and the opposition about amendments in the NAB laws will begin on Monday.