- Muhammad Zubair criticises PTI’s alternative of Hafeez Sheikh as a candidate for Senate elections.
- Claims all of Hafeez’s belongings are overseas and that he’s not even a member of the PTI.
- If the automotive that Hafeez Sheikh travels in “doesn’t have an official flag on it then the politician doesn’t even want to keep in Pakistan”, PML-N spokesperson alleges.
PML-N spokesperson Muhammad Zubair on Friday solid aspersions on PTI’s alternative of Minister for Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as their candidate for Senate elections.
Sheikh was given a ticket by PTI on the final seat for Islamabad and his nomination papers have been permitted by the Election Fee of Pakistan.
He isn’t a member of the parliament and was beforehand appointed as Adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Finance; he was appointed as Minister for Finance in December final 12 months.
Article 91 (9) of the Constitution states that the appointment can’t final greater than six months except he’s a member of one of many homes of parliament. That is why he should develop into a Senator this March so he can proceed as finance minister after June.
“PTI MNAs ought to look into who Hafeez Sheikh even is,” Zubair mentioned, whereas addressing a press convention in Islamabad.
He claimed that each one of Hafeez’s belongings are overseas and that he’s not even a member of the PTI.
“Hafeez Sheikh will not be a member of the PTI. He didn’t fill the membership type. The day the PTI authorities ends, Hafeez Sheikh will depart the nation,” Zubair claimed.
Zubair derisively mentioned that if the automotive that Hafeez Sheikh travels in “doesn’t have an official flag on it then the politician doesn’t even want to keep in Pakistan”.
He mentioned that moderately than PML-N being probed and criticised for the debt state of affairs Pakistan is in, the PTI needs to be investigated as it’s they who’ve “borrowed essentially the most”, claiming that his celebration has an entire report of the loans obtained.
The PML-N spokesperson additionally demanded to know why Prime Minister Imran Khan, regardless of the passage of two-and-a-half years had not but supplied any solutions for the failure of the Outcomes Transmission System within the 2018 normal elections.
Zubair mentioned that PM Imran Khan and Asad Umar used to say up to now that “Hafeez Sheikh destroyed the economic system”. “[But then] Asad Umar was eliminated and changed by a servant of the IMF and World Financial institution,” he mentioned.
The PML-N chief mentioned that PM Imran Khan ought to let go of the concept of fielding Hafeez Sheikh as a candidate and as an alternative “let Yousuf Raza Gillani (Opposition candidate) win”.