Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
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ISLAMABAD: United opposition of different political parties has announced to continue boycott of National Assembly’s session to be held today (Friday) as a protest against statement of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Leaders of different opposition parties expressed these views in a press conference here on Thursday.

According to reports, opposition leaders said that no any party talked about mid-term elections, adding they reiterated for continuance of democracy. On the other hand, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) condemning removal of Imran Khan’s security said that if Imran Khan faces any problem than federal government would be responsible.

Leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Syed Naveed Qamar has said that opposition protested and boycotted NA session on Thursday but government did not turn deaf ear towards them and government representatives remained sitting in lobby.“Government is showing stubbornness for the last five months while opposition is ready to run this government for five years, adding government and some other elements are not ready to do so,” Qamar mentioned.

Parliamentary leader of PTI, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that PTI would register protest against removal of Imran Khan’s security. “We will try to maintain parliamentary norms, opposition did not want to take any decision hurriedly over government’s attitude,” he mentioned.

Leader of Awami National Party (ANP), Ghulam Ahmad Bilour suggested to the government to avoid non parliamentary behaviour.
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