Published On: Mon, Jan 18th, 2021
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Free & fair election should be held in country according to aspirations of masses: Saad Rafique

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SIALKOT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader and former railways minister Khawaja Muhammad Saad Rafique on Sunday said that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) does not want to send government packing to form its own government instead it aims to restore democracy in the country and establish supremacy of law, constitution and democracy, which has been made hostage in the country from last 70 years in one or the other form. He said that the country should be moved forward according to the unanimous 1973 constitution and national consensus should be evolved.

Talking to media persons at the residence of Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Sialkot along with PML-N MNA Chaudhry Armaghan Subhani, MPA Khawaja Mansaullah Butt, Ataullah Tarar Advocate and other PML-N leaders, Khawaja Saad Rafique said that free and fair election should be held in the country according to the aspirations of the masses so that the representative government of the masses is installed in the country so that Pakistan could be put on the tract of law and constitution again. Saad Rafique said that we demand that the process of putting pressure on the courts should be stopped, adding that we also demand closing the passage of taking political revenge.

The former railways minister said that this is first government which is trying to spread unrest in the country. He vowed to continue their struggle through platform of PDM.

Khawaja Saad Rafique said that a dictatorship has been imposed in the country under the guise of democracy. PTI damaged image of Pakistan internationally with incidents like seizure of PIA plane by Malaysian authorities and fake pilot license issue, he added.

He also asked government to stop political revenge in the name of accountability and warned that if government did not end the practice, PTI will also get taste of its own medicine.

He strongly reacted to arrest of Khawaja Muhammad Asif and said that there is no connection between accountability and these arrests and claimed that soon the PML-N will be vindicated. He said that these arrests are the worst example of the political victimization. He said that in Pakistan dictatorship has been imposed on the name of democracy. He said that Khawaja Asif has been arrested on the demand of blue eyed. He said that instead of the Supreme Court of Pakistan verdicts, Khawaja Asif has been arrested in a fake case. He said that Khawaja Asif will soon come out after succeeding, adding that no one could be kept behind the bars for whole life. He said that our voice could not be silenced instead of arrests, adding that the victimization process on the name of accountability is not coming to an end.

He said that it the effort of the government 24/7 to create unrest in the country. He said that if the current government will continue in then the future of the country is not bright. He said that for taking the country towards progress, the current government will have to be sent packing. He said that every week the prices of something are increased, adding that the government has just increased the petroleum prices and now it is going to increase the electricity price.

Saad Rafique said that PTI government has taken more loans as compared to the five years of the PML-N government. He said that the government of Imran Khan has not started any mega project in the country during the last two and half years. He said that PTI could not run the country and it could run something else.

Replying a question, Saad Rafique said that it is style that prior to apprehending someone his character assassination is carried out and after arrest he is behind the bars and could not speak so release news stories about him, adding that this all is character assassination campaign and at the end of the day nothing will come out. He said that false case could be lodged but one could not be hanged in fake case.