Change in Pakistan should come through election: Saad Rafique

Saad Rafique

LAHORE: Railways Minister Saad Rafique on Saturday claimed that no party could bring down the government of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
Talking media men here, the federal minister criticised the alliance of the opposition parties for demanding resignations from the ruling party. “PPP, PTI and other groups can’t bring down PML-N,” he said.
Saad Rafique said there was nothing wrong with political alliances, holding rallies, and criticising the government, however, politics of lies and in the name of religion was saddening.
Meanwhile addressing Lahore High Court Bar Association’s function, the federal minister said that all political parties were part of the electoral reforms process, adding that B7 and C7 have become part of the Election Law.
He said that religion is a sensitive issue and it should be used for politics. He said that the country should be saved from Talibanisation.
He said that there might be room for reforms in Pakistan’s democracy. However, he added that he was strongly opposed to narrative of sacrificing constitution and democracy for the country. He said that no one could stop any one from public meetings. “This is democracy”, he added. He said that change in Pakistan should come through elections.
He said, “criticising courts’ decision is our democratic right”.


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