- Sheikh Rasheed praises Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and says that he’ll “win the Senate election.”
- Says Pakistan’s improved relations with a number of nations of the world reveals the nation is progressing beneath PM Imran Khan’s management.
- Says if PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz is launched from jail, it is not going to make a distinction to the PTI.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Sunday supported Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and stated that he’ll “win the Senate election.”
“Abdul Hafeez uplifted Pakistan’s declining financial system since he took workplace,” Sheikh Rasheed stated, including that he went to the very best universities of the world, together with Oxford and Cambridge, and earned a doctorate diploma in economics.
Addressing a press convention in Islamabad, Sheikh Rasheed stated that Abdul Hafeez transformed a $20 billion present account deficit to surplus by his efforts and supported Pakistan’s declining financial system.
The PTI gave Abdul Hafeez a ticket for Islamabad’s basic seat within the Senate election, and his nomination papers had been duly authorized by the Election Fee of Pakistan.
Rasheed’s response got here after PML-N’s spokesperson Muhammad Zubair forged aspersions on PTI’s selection of Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as their candidate for the Senate elections.
Abdul Hafeez just isn’t a member of the parliament and was beforehand appointed because the Adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Finance. He was appointed because the Minister for Finance in December final 12 months.
PM Imran Khan is taking the nation ahead
Throughout the press briefing, Sheikh Rasheed stated that Pakistan’s improved relations with a number of nations of the world, together with the USA, China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, amongst others, reveals that Pakistan is progressing beneath the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
‘Hamza Shahbaz’s launch makes no distinction’
Answering a query, Sheikh Rasheed stated that if PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz is launched from jail, it is not going to make a distinction to the PTI.
“If the court docket decides to launch somebody from jails, then how can I say that it took the unsuitable resolution?” Rasheed stated.
‘Govt is not going to create hurdles for PDM’
In response to a different query, the inside minister stated that the PTI-led authorities is not going to create any hurdles for the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) and permit it to stage protests on condition that there is no such thing as a violation of the legislation.
“I request the PDM management to reschedule their protest after the Pakistan Day parade on March 23,” he stated. “If the PDM doesn’t need to comply, it is as much as them however I’m asking as a patriotic Pakistani.”
Sheikh Rasheed additionally make clear a number of different subjects, together with the Kashmir concern, the issuance of Pakistani visas and passports, tourism, and the modernisation of the Islamabad Police.