Bilawal rules out contacts with PML-N, says no threats to democracy


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday said that there was no threat to democracy and Nawaz Sharif was only trying to save himself and ruled out contacts with the PML-N.
He was addressing a press conference. He said that there was no threat to democracy at the moment adding that the PPP would not accept demands from any other party.
Bilawal announced that would will not make any contact with PML-N, will not pick their calls or go to a meeting. “They are on their own,” he said.
There should be no role of the military or the judiciary in the parliament, Bilawal said and added that he did not want to see institutions intervening in the work of other institutions.
The PPP chief said: “its quite upsetting to see he (Nawaz) is doing contempt of court in every of his speech,” adding, “it appears the contempt of court notices is only for PPP.”
Responding over a question, Bilawal said that there is no possibility of ‘minus-one’ formula in the PPP.
The PPP chief condemned alleged enforced disappearances in Sindh. Condemning the incidents, he said that he had asked the Government of Sindh for the reason behind the disappearances.
“I have asked the Senate’s human rights committee to take up the issue as well,” he added.
Bilawal claimed that the Sindh’s accountability commission will be more successful than National Accountability Bureau. “If KPK can pass its own Ehtisaab Commission then why cant Sindh,” he said.
“The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) blackmails people and is involved in plea bargains, which allows for it to pocket some [money] and leave the rest with others [culprits].”


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